Group Sues Over Louisiana Ex-Felon Voting Law

Baton Rouge, LA – Ex-felon voting rights will depend on a turn of phrase as a voting rights group sues to have the state’s law barring ex-felons from overturned.  The plaintiffs in the case contend that Louisiana’s state constitution only always denial of the franchise for those who are imprisoned, on probation or on parole, they seek to overturn a 1976 law that bans ex-felons of any status from voting. Read more here.

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