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    Should Nonviolent drug offenders get their voting rights back?

    Simple question: Should Nonviolent drug offenders get their voting rights back?


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    Re: Should Nonviolent drug offenders get their voting rights back?

    I say yes. Should of never been taken away in the first place.


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    Re: Should Nonviolent drug offenders get their voting rights back?

    Yes, because they shouldn't be felons to begin with.

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    Re: Should Nonviolent drug offenders get their voting rights back?

    All people who have paid their debt to society should get voting rights returned.
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    Re: Should Nonviolent drug offenders get their voting rights back?

    I vote yes, simply because the felony system as we have it now is broken in many ways. One other way it's broken is you can be charged with a felony if you were drunk and pissed on a tire or side of a building, as well as get put on the sex offender registry list.

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    Re: Should Nonviolent drug offenders get their voting rights back?

    Quote Originally Posted by TheDemSocialist View Post
    Simple question: Should Nonviolent drug offenders get their voting rights back?
    All felons should have the full of their rights recognized by the State once again after the full of their punishment period has been completed.
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    Re: Should Nonviolent drug offenders get their voting rights back?

    Quote Originally Posted by TheDemSocialist View Post
    Simple question: Should Nonviolent drug offenders get their voting rights back?
    Errr ... Are we talking about dopey college kids that were caught selling marijuana, or are we talking traffickers importing bricks of cocaine?
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    Re: Should Nonviolent drug offenders get their voting rights back?

    Quote Originally Posted by TheDemSocialist View Post
    Simple question: Should Nonviolent drug offenders get their voting rights back?
    Anyone whom the state has deemed safe enough to be released in the public should have all their constitutional rights reinstated.
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    Re: Should Nonviolent drug offenders get their voting rights back?

    Quote Originally Posted by jamesrage View Post
    Anyone whom the state has deemed safe enough to be released in the public should have all their constitutional rights reinstated.
    There are many who believe people stupid enough to chose to commit a felony already decided they didn't care about all their constitutional rights.

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    Re: Should Nonviolent drug offenders get their voting rights back?

    Quote Originally Posted by TheDemSocialist View Post
    Simple question: Should Nonviolent drug offenders get their voting rights back?
    In Canada, even those currently in prison are entitled to vote. In Canada, if you're over 18 and a Canadian citizen, you have a fundamental right to vote and you do not lose that franchise. As a result, I could not suggest that American citizens should be treated in a lesser manner.
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