Associated Press
Associated Press 13 Dec 2019

Kentucky nonviolent felons get voting rights back


Professing his belief in redemption, Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear signed an executive order Thursday to restore voting rights for more than 140,000 nonviolent offenders who have completed their sentences. (Dec. 13)

Coronavirus risks, missing ballots, nullified ballots, and more deeply impacted the recent Wisconsin election, which voting rights expert Ari Berman calls the 'one of the worst in history' in terms of likely mass disenfranchisement.
Florida voters in 2018 overwhelmingly approved a proposition to allow roughly 1.5 million felons in the state to be given back their right to vote. But the COVID-19 pandemic and a controversial law put in place by Republican Governor Ron DeSantis could jeopardize many of these returning citizens' ability to vote in the 2020 election. Desmond Meade of the Florida Rights Restoration Coalition joined CBSN to break down the latest in the fight for reenfranchisement.

Dr. Tom Frieden, former director of the Centers for Disease Control, joins Chris Wallace on 'Fox News Sunday.'

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