Let Everybody Vote, Even If They’re Incarcerated

Patrick Stephens

What value is a democracy that actively seeks to silence the voices of its most vulnerable citizens?

Patrick Stephens
What value is a democracy that actively seeks to silence the voices of its most vulnerable citizens?
"Sadly, only the states of Maine and Vermont currently permit incarcerated people to vote. The remaining states prohibit voting under varying criteria, ranging from an absolute ban for life to bans only while incarcerated." (Photo: Spencer Weiner/Getty Images)

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