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felon

1
Criminal law (formerly) a person who has committed a felony

felon

2
a purulent inflammation of the end joint of a finger, sometimes affecting the bone
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com/) Floridians for a Fair Democracy , and it would restore the voting rights of felons who completed their sentences, including probation and parole.
What we learned is that after release from parole, felons are automatically re-enfranchised.
Terry McAuliffe moved last month to restore voting rights to 13,000 former felons, he took a "bold" step to end a practice of Black voter suppression that hearkens back to the Reconstruction Era.
Branstad also took the time today to applaud the recent Iowa Supreme Court decision that prevents convicted felons from voting unless their rights are restored by the governor.
Justice Department has been urging states to repeal laws that prevent felons from voting.
com)-- James Wieland, author of "Chains of Change," is hoping to help other felons through his unique guidebook focused on providing opportunities to those that have been incarcerated as well as support for their friends and family.
Before Jeb Bush took office, Florida responded to a 1998 voter fraud scheme in Miami-a rare case of actual voter fraud--by hiring an outside firm to purge the state's voter rolls of any felons and deceased voters.
Currently, 11 states permanently ban some felons from voting.
Many states that opted to bar drug felons from SNAP for life when it was created in 1996 are now reversing course.
bucked that trend last week by introducing a bill that would restore voting rights to nonviolent felons in federal elections.
First of all, let me emphasize that the laws that BATFE were trying to enforce are sensible: felons in possession of a firearm are a very real danger.
Pinkard carries it further, stating that disenfranchising felons minimizes human potential and leads to minimization of life chances.