Restoring Voting Rights For Felons

The Kentucky Senate on Thursday approved a proposed constitutional amendment to restore voting rights for some felons who have completed their sentences.The measure passed on a 29-7 vote and now heads to the House, the Courier Journal reported. If approved there, it would be placed on the statewide November ballot for voters to decide.It would amend Kentucky’s Constitution to allow felons to have their voting rights restored after serving their full sentence, as long as they were not convicted of treason, violent crimes or crimes against children.

Source: MG News

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