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AM Read: In Virginia, 350,000 Felons Without Voting Rights

There are 10 comments on the NBC Washington story from Jul 13, 2012, titled AM Read: In Virginia, 350,000 Felons Without Voting Rights. In it, NBC Washington reports that:

A new study found that more than 350,000 Virginians - and almost 6 million Americans - cannot vote because of felony convictions.

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Tish White

San Diego, CA

#1 Jul 14, 2012
The seat of government, right?
Dennis

Kansas City, MO

#2 Jul 14, 2012
Most are black.

“Getting banned smells like...”

Since: Jul 12

...resurrection

#3 Jul 14, 2012
Tish White wrote:
The seat of government, right?
The core of the Democratic party...felons.

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Since: Jul 12

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#4 Jul 14, 2012
Why are voter ID laws unpopular with Dems? Because most of those who DON'T have IDs have a warrant against them. Getting one would expose them to the state.
Masud_S_Hoghughi __

London, UK

#5 Jul 14, 2012
......y don't they use a false ID to vote?.........
Dennis

Kansas City, MO

#6 Jul 14, 2012
The racial and ethnic inequity of felon disenfranchisement is striking. One in eight black men are disenfranchised by these laws, a rate seven times the national average. In some states it is one in four.

http://www.progressivestates.org/policy/issue...

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#7 Jul 14, 2012
Dennis wrote:
The racial and ethnic inequity of felon disenfranchisement is striking. One in eight black men are disenfranchised by these laws, a rate seven times the national average. In some states it is one in four.
http://www.progressivestates.org/policy/issue...
Good point. Felons are "disproportionately" negroes.

Sucks to be a criminal. Do you think they were worried about their voting rights when they were shooting up a Seven-Eleven or raping some random woman?

I feel SO SORRY for them.

smdh
Dennis

Kansas City, MO

#8 Jul 14, 2012
Axe--Me--Anything wrote:
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Good point. Felons are "disproportionately" negroes.
Sucks to be a criminal. Do you think they were worried about their voting rights when they were shooting up a Seven-Eleven or raping some random woman?
I feel SO SORRY for them.
smdh
From what I've seen I don't think they worry about much of anything.
Go-Nads

Redmond, WA

#9 Jul 14, 2012
Dennis wrote:
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From what I've seen I don't think they worry about much of anything.
Just where to find their next "White" victim. "I didn't doos nuffin, that bees for Trayvon".

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#10 Jul 14, 2012
I can't believe Perry Stein is presenting this bullshyt and actually expecting Americans to be all ripped apart that a bunch of CRIMINALS don't get to vote!

Hey Perry, they're criminals first, Obama supporters second.

Get it??

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