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Felon Voting Ban Takes Toll on Minorities

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Felon Voting Ban Takes Toll on Minorities

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Felon Voting Ban Takes Toll on Minorities

Felon Voting Ban Takes Toll on Minorities

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Two new studies show that state laws that prevent felons from voting are having a dramatic effect on voting in minority areas. In Atlanta, Ga., one out of every seven black men cannot vote due to felony convictions. Josh Levs reports.