Incarcerated Felons Voting NPR's Tovia Smith reports on one of the ballot questions facing the people of Massachusetts this election: whether incarcerated felons should be allowed to vote. Inmate advocates say taking the vote away from incarcerated felons is excessively punitive and racially discriminatory.
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Incarcerated Felons Voting

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Incarcerated Felons Voting

Incarcerated Felons Voting

Incarcerated Felons Voting

Only Available in Archive Formats.

NPR's Tovia Smith reports on one of the ballot questions facing the people of Massachusetts this election: whether incarcerated felons should be allowed to vote. Inmate advocates say taking the vote away from incarcerated felons is excessively punitive and racially discriminatory.