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Assessing Voting Rights For Convicted Felons

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Assessing Voting Rights For Convicted Felons

Assessing Voting Rights For Convicted Felons

Assessing Voting Rights For Convicted Felons

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Millions of Americans have lost their right to vote because of felony convictions. Restoring the right is simple in some states and more complicated in others.

Farai Chideya takes a look at both sides of the felon voting debate with Kara Gotsch — advocacy director for The Sentencing Project — and David Muhlhausen, a senior policy analyst with the Heritage Foundation.

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