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Published on July 24th, 2012 | by Zachary Shahan

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Millions of Citizens Denied Right to Vote (Thanks, “Democracy-Loving” GOP Extremists)

 
This is the sad truth. “Democracy-loving”Republicans are leading the charge on denying US citizens the right to vote, millions of them. And the problem may be no worse than in my home state of Florida, sadly. Here’s more from sister site EcoLocalizer:



Millions of US Citizens are Being Denied the Right to Vote (via EcoLocalizer)

Each year millions of US citizens are being prevented from voting, simply because they are incarcerated. A new report by The Sentencing Project analyzes the growing scope of voter disenfranchisement among prisoners, as well as ex-offenders. The study also found that minority populations are disproportionately…





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