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Project to help Va. felons regain voting rights

William & Mary law students and the Williamsburg Bar Association are teaming up to help Virginians with non-violent felony convictions regain their voting rights.

Monday - 04/07/2014, 02:21am EDT

Tags: William & Mary, felon voting rights,

NH lawmakers throw support to DC voting rights

Thursday - 02/20/2014, 12:30pm EST

Tags: David Catania,

Few take advantage of Va. rights restoration order

Two months after about 350,000 nonviolent felons became eligible to regain their civil rights, only a small fraction has done so.

Saturday - 09/21/2013, 10:43am EDT

Tags: voting rights of felons, felon voting rights

In Va., bid to restore rights to nonviolent felons

Monday - 07/15/2013, 07:10pm EDT

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Groups seek automatic restoration of rights in Va.

A coalition of civil rights groups and other activists wants Gov. Bob McDonnell to issue an executive order restoring the voting rights of about 350,000 felons who have completed their sentences.

Wednesday - 03/27/2013, 03:23am EDT

Tags: felon voting rights, Gov. Bob McDonnell

Va. Senate committee backs felons' rights bill

The Virginia Senate will consider legislation backed by Gov. Bob McDonnell to automatically restore nonviolent felons' voting rights after the measure won a committee's endorsement Tuesday.

Tuesday - 01/22/2013, 06:55pm EST

Tags: Virginia General Assembly, Virginia Senate, voting rights of felons

Va. gov praised, panned on felons' voting rights

What's wrong with this picture: Democrats leaping to their feet to give Republican Gov. Bob McDonnell a standing ovation. The ACLU praising him. Tough-on-crime GOP legislators denouncing perhaps the most significant criminal justice initiative of the final year of his term.

Saturday - 01/12/2013, 11:53am EST

Tags: felony voting, Bob McDonnell, voting rights of felons,

Petition begs Obama to use 'taxation' license plates

D.C. voting rights advocates are taking their plea for representation in Congress to a higher power: the presidential limo.

Thursday - 12/20/2012, 05:51am EST

Tags: D.C. Vote, taxation without representation, license plates, Barack Obama, inauguration, mark segraves,

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