Rocket City Now: Tens of Thousands of Convicts Have the Right to Vote and May Not Know


If you've been convicted of a crime and think you lost your right to vote you'd better check again. Laws have changed and a group of women are making their way across the Tennessee Valley to explain them.


"It can be harder to find housing, it can be harder to find a job and a lot of that is because of the way politics are set up," said Blair Bowie with the Campaign Legal Center in Washington, D.C. "Unfortunately when people who are re-entering society also don't have the right to vote it's really hard to make politicians care about their needs." 

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