I'm As Much A Citizen As Anyone Else
Because you went to prison, you feel like you’re not fully vested, like a second class citizen,” he said. “But when you’re afforded the opportunity to vote, you think, ‘Yes, I am fully vested in my city, state, [and] country. I’m just as much a citizen as anyone else. I think it shows rehabilitation; I think it shows a mindset that you’re looking forward, not backward. No one should ever lose that right because of a felony conviction.
Source: The Sentencing Project
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