Lifetime Voting Ban for Felony Convictions Struck Down in Mississippi

Aug 7th 2023 6:34pm EDT

Mississippi’s lifetime voting ban for people with disqualifying felony convictions has been struck down in a new decision from the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. The court’s 2-1 decision will restore the right to vote for tens of thousands of Mississippians, according to the plaintiff’s council {snip} The court ruled Thursday […]

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