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Mississippi case pushes to restore felons’ voting rights

Seattle Times Tuesday, 3 December 2019 ()
Mississippi case pushes to restore felons’ voting rightsNEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal appeals court will hear arguments Tuesday on whether Mississippi laws that permanently bar certain former felons from voting unless they can get their rights restored through what advocates say is a difficult process are unconstitutional. In a lawsuit filed in federal court in Mississippi, six former convicted felons are […]

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