Make Formerly Incarcerated People Earn their Rights
Washington Post
June 3, 2016

The Washington Post publishes an opinion editorial that disagrees with automatic rights restoration of people who have been incarcerated.

“Individuals with a felony conviction should not be given their rights back; they should have to earn them through hard work and by playing by the rules. The governor was wrong to issue blanket restoration to those convicted of offenses, ranging from murder to petty theft, and his Republican opponents are wrong to forever damn the convicted to a life beset by challenges.”

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