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Fri Oct 16, 2020, 06:06 AM

1. From quick facts I found out, 3% of the US population has had felony convictions (or 19...

million), so having 5.2 million out of a total of 19 million people with felony convictions, roughly a 25% ratio, doesn't really sound too bad in reality. Of course if I was one of the ones that wanted to vote, but had a conviction, then I would be out of luck (of course I don't).

Being that roughly 1/2 of all voters vote in reality, I don't know. Perhaps more efforts should be put into getting everyday people to vote, that don't have convictions etc.? E.g., pick the easier fruit off the tree? Of course all should have voting rights and I don't really think voting should be impacted unless they are convicted of a scheme to steal votes, to steal ballots, to faking ballots, to stealing an election, etc., some type of scheme involving votes, voting, the entire process, then take away their voting rights. Otherwise, leave them alone.

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