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Response to Uncle Joe (Original post)

That's seventy votes and then some right there. DemocratSinceBirth May 2019 #1
Bingo! Maybe les as the ame people are members of all robbedvoter May 2019 #61
And This is Why He Won't EVER Be POTUS.... LovingA2andMI May 2019 #2
No one that advoates that child rapists should vote from behind bars will ever get my support leftofcool May 2019 #26
The important thing about Sanders then and now is that policies become discussed BeckyDem May 2019 #3
Yup, policies discussed & policies adopted. Bernie shining the light of truth to illuminate the way InAbLuEsTaTe May 2019 #4
. George II May 2019 #8
... NYMinute May 2019 #17
He's shining a light on an already brightly lit concern. LanternWaste May 2019 #41
Wait. "Fellow" Democrats? cwydro May 2019 #59
Yes... don't know how you missed that. InAbLuEsTaTe May 2019 #60
I don't give two shits about this. And equating this to jim crow issues Demsrule86 May 2019 #21
You don't have to care about anything. BeckyDem May 2019 #23
I care about many things like the fact POC are jailed unfairly...that is our fight...not Demsrule86 May 2019 #27
I don't know, ask his campaign. BeckyDem May 2019 #28
I wouldn't bother. Demsrule86 May 2019 #35
Considering he wants them to have the right to vote, what is your issue with him? dogman May 2019 #29
First of all any voting rights will be used against incarcerated folks. Demsrule86 May 2019 #40
You stated:"I care about many things like the fact POC are jailed unfairly" dogman May 2019 #44
Many of us Democrats DO care about this, though, Beck. Hortensis May 2019 #45
Where did I say this was new to me? That's right, I didn't. BeckyDem May 2019 #53
Inferred from your description of this as Sanders' policy Hortensis May 2019 #56
lol what a bizarre response, and complete nonsense. BeckyDem May 2019 #57
History can be nauseating but that doesn't make it any less true. n/t Uncle Joe May 2019 #47
No. Nt tymorial May 2019 #5
Good enough for the ACLU, good enough for me. rgbecker May 2019 #6
While I can find numerous statements by the ACLU advocating restoration of voting rights to those LongtimeAZDem May 2019 #39
Read the OP. ACLU is on the list of 70 supporting the statement. rgbecker May 2019 #58
Those aren't endorsements, those are agreements with Sanders' positions.... George II May 2019 #7
If he was consistently a member of the Democratic Party cab67 May 2019 #10
That's pretty much what I was thinking. He wants Democrats to commit to all sorts.... George II May 2019 #16
He's only a Democrat when he wants to run for president. cab67 May 2019 #20
Nuview Consulting is a consulting firm DemocratSinceBirth May 2019 #11
So they were hired to say this...great catch DSB. Demsrule86 May 2019 #22
Why does a google search for many of these groups reveal nothing? DemocratSinceBirth May 2019 #15
What? You mean you've NEVER heard of the world famous highly influential think-tank for public... NurseJackie May 2019 #18
You're killing me! How about: George II May 2019 #19
Bernie pinned an OPED in USA Today but the letter in the OP is an Uncle Joe May 2019 #49
Post removed Post removed May 2019 #9
I wonder if "Yoga For Peace, Justice, Harmony With The Planet" is very influential. NurseJackie May 2019 #12
A Google search reveals nothing. DemocratSinceBirth May 2019 #13
Once again, the argument rests on unequal incarceration along racial lines. That is the problem LongtimeAZDem May 2019 #14
Exactly right. Demsrule86 May 2019 #24
The right to vote, if exercized, can change unequal incaraeration. dogman May 2019 #30
The right to vote is a core component of the social contract; those justly convicted of felonies LongtimeAZDem May 2019 #31
Until the right to vote as a citizen is restored. dogman May 2019 #32
That restoration should occur once the obligation to the social contract, i.e. the criminal sentence, LongtimeAZDem May 2019 #34
According to you, but not the 70+ civil rights groups. dogman May 2019 #37
I cannot find any statements by the ACLU advocating voting rights for incarcerated felons LongtimeAZDem May 2019 #42
They signed the above letter. dogman May 2019 #48
I don't see anything from the Southern Poverty Law Center supporting this either LongtimeAZDem May 2019 #46
They signed the letter. dogman May 2019 #50
So what? Given that it is a departure form their previous positions, I doubt that clause would be LongtimeAZDem May 2019 #51
Who am I to argue with your doubts? dogman May 2019 #54
Argue all you wish; like I said, I love the fact that Sanders is promoting this suicidal issue LongtimeAZDem May 2019 #55
This message was self-deleted by its author WhiskeyGrinder May 2019 #38
Lemmings crazytown May 2019 #25
Make that 70+ plus 1. The fundamentalist RW church Hortensis May 2019 #33
I believe people who are incarcerated should not lose the right to vote. WhiskeyGrinder May 2019 #36
I wholeheartedly support Sanders, and Sanders alone, making this a campaign issue LongtimeAZDem May 2019 #43
I'm sorry to see the important issue get tied up with his personality, and hope that his making it WhiskeyGrinder May 2019 #52
It's not a popular idea.. JHan May 2019 #62
I agree on all counts JHan except for one caveat Uncle Joe May 2019 #64
Okay, thanks for the clarification. JHan May 2019 #65
I am all for people who have served their prison time to have their voting rights restored. sarabelle May 2019 #63
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