No, HR 1 would not allow the Boston Marathon bomber to vote from prison

"Under H.R. 1, rights restoration is effective upon leaving prison," said Danielle Lang, co-director of voting rights and redistricting at the Campaign Legal Center, which supports the bill. In 18 states, including Massachusetts and Colorado, felons lose their voting rights while they are incarcerated but have them automatically restored upon release. In 19 more states, felons regain voting rights after completing parole or probation, and sometimes after paying outstanding fines or fees. 

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