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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