More People With Felony Convictions Can Vote, but Roadblocks Remain
“The burden of disenfranchisement falls on poor folks and people of color. All of that skews our democracy,” said Blair Bowie, who leads the Restore Your Vote project at the Campaign Legal Center, a Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit that advocates for voting rights. “You're cutting out voices that are important. That makes it harder for our government to reflect the will of the people.”
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