Scott, Cabinet make felons wait for return of rights

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  1. Paul3144

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    I have mixed feelings on this. On one hand, a felony conviction should carry significant consequences. On the other, I believe felons should be able to have their civil rights restored after they serve their sentences and if they change their ways. The fact that the Governor and Cabinet did this doesn't bother me in and of itself. What bothers me is the reason they did it- a purely political action to hurt Democrats. That's because black people are disproportionately Democrats and felons.
     
  2. Salty

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    Actually, the most disproportionately group in jail/prison is men - the govt is out to prevent men from voting.

    I wonder why more men than women are incarcerated?
     
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    Don't do the crime if you can't do the time.
     

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