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Do you think that felons should be allowed to vote?

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35yoamom

Asked by 35yoamom at 1:09 PM on May. 21, 2011 in Politics & Current Events

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  • why not? Most of the politicians are committing felonies anyway.
    ambr2006

    Answer by ambr2006 at 1:09 PM on May. 21, 2011

  • Not while in prison. Once their prison sentence and parole is over I dont see why not? They would have served their time. My fil is an ex felon and votes in NC.
    gemgem

    Answer by gemgem at 1:10 PM on May. 21, 2011

  • i really don't see why they shouldn't. i mean, not everyone in prison is 'out to get revenge'..some actually are serving their time, as accordingly awarded by the court for their wrong(s).
    dullscissors

    Answer by dullscissors at 1:14 PM on May. 21, 2011

  • Not while they are still in prison. Once released and they have paid their debt to society then of course.
    meooma

    Answer by meooma at 1:20 PM on May. 21, 2011

  • Nope.
    LoriKeet

    Answer by LoriKeet at 1:25 PM on May. 21, 2011

  • Not while in prison, but possible when they have served their time. I think it all depends on why they have a felony too.
    scout_mom

    Answer by scout_mom at 1:54 PM on May. 21, 2011

  • Once they have done their time I don't see why not.
    trippyhippy

    Answer by trippyhippy at 2:05 PM on May. 21, 2011

  • YES! and to say otherwise is ignorant. should they in prison, no. but what makes a felon any less of a citizen? someone who had a drug habbit 20 years ago is now somehow uncapable of voting like a "normal" citizen.
    julie.f

    Answer by julie.f at 5:56 PM on May. 21, 2011

  • Not while they are incarcerated, they should lose all of their rights, imo...
    agentwanda

    Answer by agentwanda at 5:57 PM on May. 21, 2011

  • Not till they have paid their "debt" to society.
    daughteroftruth

    Answer by daughteroftruth at 6:02 PM on May. 21, 2011

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