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    Should felons be given the right to vote?

    I thought this would be a somewhat interesting subject to bring up.
    I believe that it could be good, but I'd love to hear your opinions on it.

    To specify, I mean once they have served their time and are out of prison.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cohen View Post
    I thought this would be a somewhat interesting subject to bring up.
    I believe that it could be good, but I'd love to hear your opinions on it.
    In prison I'd say no, once they have served their time then yes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TheGuy View Post
    In prison I'd say no, once they have served their time then yes.
    Yeah, I meant once they served their time, I'll add that in the OP.

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    It'll up the democratic and independent votes.

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    Might as well let them vote... We all know how that turns out...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cohen View Post

    Yeah, I meant once they served their time, I'll add that in the OP.
    Well then I think they for sure should be able to, they have paid for their actions by law and are now legally back to being free.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BOUSTER View Post
    Might as well let them vote... We all know how that turns out...
    How does that turn out?

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    Quote Originally Posted by TheGuy View Post
    Well then I think they for sure should be able to, they have paid for their actions by law and are now legally back to being free.

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    How does that turn out?
    People crying obviously or being salty AF because someone they don't support Won office etc etc. The end result in the same every time.

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    Of course they should be given that right. If they are out - they should have all the rights

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    Quote Originally Posted by BOUSTER View Post
    People crying obviously or being salty AF because someone they don't support Won office etc etc. The end result in the same every time.
    How is that relevant to ex-cons being able to vote?

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    Hmm well voting doesn't have anything to do with if your a criminal or not. Just because a committed a crime and went to jail doesn't mean he is not a person anymore. Also there are tons of people who kill and murder people who vote and haven't went to jail. Plus it effects the criminals as much as the rest of us, so yes I do believe they should be allowed to vote.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TheGuy View Post
    How is that relevant to ex-cons being able to vote?
    Because even if they vote. Nothing will change because of them voting. So, Might as well let them vote.... Derp a Derpa

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    Quote Originally Posted by BOUSTER View Post
    Because even if they vote. Nothing will change because of them voting. So, Might as well let them vote.... Derp a Derpa
    Thats a retarded way of looking at it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Eternity View Post
    Hmm well voting doesn't have anything to do with if your a criminal or not. Just because a committed a crime and went to jail doesn't mean he is not a person anymore. Also there are tons of people who kill and murder people who vote and haven't went to jail. Plus it effects the criminals as much as the rest of us, so yes I do believe they should be allowed to vote.
    The argument against them voting is they're unfit to vote.

    Which begs the question how are the people who do vote, fit to vote.

    The true point behind this line of reasoning is to keep our democracy working and not elect an authoritarian, which the GOP just did a while ago.

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