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Opinion: Nearly 60 years after Voting Rights Act, some voter protections still undermined

March 16, 2022
Thousands of people in federal custody or who have been released still face roadblocks that prevent them from gaining full access to the ballot box. The Sentencing Project's Keeda Haynes penned an op-ed in USA Today that highlights the importance of universal suffrage.

Following President Biden’s issuance of an executive order expanding voting rights, some Americans are unable to vote. Thousands of people in federal custody or who have been released, whom Biden’s order seeks to protect, still face roadblocks that prevent them from gaining full access to the ballot box. The Sentencing Project’s Keeda Haynes penned an op-ed in USA Today that highlights the importance of universal suffrage.

Read the full op-ed here.

 
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