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@ISIDEWITHDiscuss this answer...6yrs

@ISIDEWITHDiscuss this answer...6yrs

@59CBZLKfrom California  answered…2yrs

Yes, every citizen deserves the right to vote. Felons should be the first to vote as they have a right not to be subject to cruel and unusual punishment. This is also a way to show felons that society has not given up on them. We should try and rehabilitate felons rather than solely incarcerate and punish them.

@8T4WYSK from Oregon commented…1yr

Most Felons actually do have the right to vote after they get out of prison/jail.

@4STBS9Gfrom California  answered…2yrs

Yes, because there is nothing that a felon could vote on that would hurt the well-being of everyone else. Also, I think that the last thing felons think about while committing a crime is their distain from not being able to vote any more.

@8N3VQXNRepublican from Alabama answered…2yrs

Yes because they are still people, my Dad was in prison for getting two people killed in a car accident after drinking. He amazingly survived and was sent to prison for 7 years because he did community service. He had an accident because he was young and dumb and managed to accidentally take the lives of 2 people. That doesn't make him a monster, why would you take someones natural right to vote away over an accident. Drunken driving is no joke but it's not like he would have done it with his own bare hands. Now other crimes have similar to results to this, most that were too extreme wouldn't matter because of the life sentences that were given to the murderers and such. It's very controversial and i'm not even truly sure but I do know that not all convicts are bad.

@daemonkityfrom New York  answered…2yrs

Yes, every US citizen should have the right to vote regardless of their circumstances. One person = one vote.

@597386Tfrom Washington  answered…2yrs

No way! Why would a person who broke the law of our land get to decide who will govern our nation? Hate governs them, and they should not be allowed to have the same rights as the American citizen.

@95VJFCR from California answered…7hrs

Depends on what they did to go to prison. If it is not bad then sure. But if they did something terrible then no.

@95VJ7JV from California answered…7hrs

No they’ll only vote to benefit themselves by being able to get away with more crimes

@95VCY24 from Colorado answered…10hrs

I'd say that it should depend on their crimes, if they are rehabilitated and becomes a model citizen, then yes, they should have that right. However, if they are a repeating offender, then I'd say they shouldn't, since they may not have the best intentions.

@95VCV4W from Washington answered…10hrs

Yes, excluding those convicted of murder and other violent crimes who must finish their sentence before becoming eligible again. All otherwise eligible incarcerated voters should be able to vote

@6LD9R27Socialistfrom Massachusetts  answered…12hrs

@95TMH6W from Ohio answered…23hrs

Yes, except for those felons convicted of murder, violent crimes, and political criminals-- these votes should be 3/4 votes.

@95TJXWN from Texas answered…1 day

Yes because I believe in no taxation without representation. If they can’t vote they shouldn’t pay taxes (or receive any assistance)

@95TH92QDemocrat from North Carolina answered…1 day

If they have been clean off the criminal records for at least 2 years they should be able to vote.

@95TGXFQ from Illinois answered…1 day

Yes, after sentences and parole and except for murderers or violent crimes

@95TF7W5 from Delaware answered…1 day

@95TC3KQfrom Texas  answered…1 day

@95TC2XGRepublicanfrom Washington  answered…1 day

Yes,but only after completing parole and not if the crime they committed was violent

@95TBXDZ from Minnesota answered…1 day

Yes except for murder,see offender and any one who does faurd including tax faurd and vote fraud

@95T6KFMProgressive from Arizona answered…1 day

@95T68J7 from Texas answered…1 day

@95SYGXH from California answered…2 days

@95SY753Republican from Washington answered…2 days

Yes, I choose #4 & #5 on this list of choices. I believe both should be implemented

@95SY5VG from North Carolina answered…2 days

Yes but only after they have proof that they are a changed person

@95SW45Qfrom Michigan  answered…2 days

Yes, if they have to pay taxes still then they should be allowed to vote

@95SVFNY from Texas answered…2 days

yes except rapists, sex offenders child murderers and others alike

@95STYSJfrom Maine  answered…2 days

Yes, except for those convicted of violent crimes - and so long as those that do not get a vote do not count toward the voting populace.

@95STWYV from California answered…2 days

if they committed a crime that has to do with stealing from the government or something then no.

@95STTY3 from Texas answered…2 days

Yes, but with expansion on the education and resources we give to inmates in order to bring them back better

@95STSPQfrom New York  answered…2 days

Yes, after they have completed their sentences, and are not violent offenders

@95SSPGVIndependent from Florida answered…2 days

Yes, except for felons convicted of murder, violent crimes, crimes of moral turpitude or involving dishonesty.

@95SQJNSRepublican from New Jersey answered…2 days

Yes, only if their crime was very minor and have only one offense.

@95SQBZM from California answered…2 days

@95SMGXF from Texas answered…2 days

Yes, except for felons convicted of murder or violent crimes, and for felons that complete their sentences and parole/probation.

@95SKYPG from Pennsylvania answered…2 days

@95SDJHN from Virginia answered…2 days

@95SCX8W from Oklahoma answered…2 days

Depends on the severity of the crime, likeliness of repeatability, who was effected by the crime, and was a proper punishment served

@95SBPPJ from Maine answered…2 days

Yes they are still human and if they can get a job and they are paying taxes they should have the right to vote or the government can’t take taxes from them

@95SBFQ3 from Virginia answered…2 days

depending on the crime and the sentence they have if a small crime sure but not any higher

@95S8WG3 from Pennsylvania answered…2 days

@95S7J46 from Washington answered…2 days

@95S6ZK4Progressive from Texas answered…2 days

Yes, except for those convicted of sedition, treason, voter/election fraud, and terrorism


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