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Virginia Governor Restores Voting Rights for 200,000 Felons

Virginia's governor signed an executive order Friday that restores voting rights to more than 200,000 convicted felons. Virginia, like most other U.S. states, has passed laws that restrict the rights of people convicted of committing felony offenses.  But instead of pushing legislators to change the Civil War-era law, Governor Terry McAuliffe claims he has the executive authority to overturn it on his own, and Friday restored voting rights to both violent and non-violent...

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