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Testimony to the House Judiciary Committee on the Democracy Restoration Act of 2009

March 16, 2010
Testimony submitted to the House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties in strong support of H.R. 3335, the Democracy Restoration Act of 2009.

The Sentencing Project’s Executive Director Marc Mauer submitted testimony to the House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties in strong support of H.R. 3335, the Democracy Restoration Act of 2009. The legislation, introduced by Judiciary Chairman John Conyers, would ensure federal voting eligibility for persons with felony convictions who are not incarcerated.

To read the testimony, download the PDF below.

 
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