GOP Sues to Strip New Voting Rights from 200,000 Virginia Felons
Durango Herald
May 23, 2016

“Leaders of Virginia’s House and Senate will file a lawsuit Monday in a bid to reverse Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s sweeping order to restore voting rights to 206,000 felons.

“The lawsuit presents a complex constitutional question with the urgency of a presidential election-year battle. It asks the state’s highest court to weigh in quickly so that recently reinstated ex-cons can be stripped from the voter rolls ahead of November.”

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