Voting Rights and Felons Term Paper by Top Papers

Voting Rights and Felons
A discussion on whether felons should have their voting rights reinstated.
# 134953 | 750 words | 1 source | APA | 2007 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2007 in Political Science (Election and Campaigns) , Criminology (General)


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The paper discusses how three states in the union, Kentucky, Virginia, and Florida, do not allow individuals convicted of felonies to have voting privileges. The paper looks at how in Florida, there is a move by the Governor, Charlie Crist, to overturn the legislation and allow Florida felons to vote. The paper describes how he has come up with several ideas, including a plan that would require former felons to pay in full any restitution they may owe to the victims of their crime. The paper relates that the American Civil Liberties Union opposes such a requirement.

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"Three states in the union, Kentucky, Virginia, and Florida, do not allow individuals convicted of felonies to have voting privileges. In Florida, there is a move by the Governor, Charlie Crist, to overturn the legislation and allow Florida felons to vote. Crist has stated that he..."

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"Voting Rights and Felons" 01 December 2007. Web. 27 February. 2020. <https://www.academon.com/term-paper/voting-rights-and-felons-134953/>

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