Should Felons Be Restored The Right?

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Although felons are a criminal who have committed a dangerous crime by rebelling against the law and have been punished by politics and government of the United States the right not to vote; as a result they were denied of voting right. However, taking away the right to vote is like appealing against the constitution of the fourteen amendments which state that every person have the right to be free from discrimination and to have the equal of the law. Therefore, felons should be given the right to vote when he or she bore an American citizen or naturalized as an American citizen; as a result no one should be denied the right from voting not when you are a citizen and have served their sentences. Felons should be restored the right to vote because the fourteen Amendment states all persons born or naturalized in the United States are citizens of the United States and of the State wherein they reside. Therefore, no persons should be denied within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws. However, restoring felons the right to vote will help improve the voting rate in America to increase. During the present election it claims that voting rate decrease because citizen did not vote when they are permitted the right to vote. Recent headline called Pew Research Center report claims that the voting rate got a decrease because citizen didn’t vote because he or she realizes their votes will not be checked. Second, they were busy with family issues at home, work/school

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