Louisiana Vetoes Voting Rights for Convicted Felons
Under Louisiana’s 1974 constitution, voting rights are suspended for people who are incarcerated for a felony conviction.
Two years ago the passage was clarified to include any individual on probation or parole for a felony conviction.
Alabama Law Passed Ordering Chemical Castration for Paroled Child Molesters
Alabama Governor Kay Ivey signed into law the chemical castration of child molesters as a condition of their parole. The new law goes into effect in September.
NY Governor Pledges to Grant Voting Rights to Paroled Felons
In a speech on April 18, 2018, Governor Andrew Cuomo pledged to grant voting rights to more »