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Letter to Senate Judiciary in Favor of Felony Disenfranchisement Reform

September 08, 2011
In a letter to the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Human Rights on the occasion of its hearing to review recent voter suppression, The Sentencing Project urged the subcommittee to consider the impact of felony disenfranchisement laws and to support reforms.  

In a letter to the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Human Rights on the occasion of its hearing to review recent voter suppression, The Sentencing Project urged the subcommittee to consider the impact of felony disenfranchisement laws and to support reforms.

To read the letter, download the PDF below.

 
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