Harriet Beecher Stowe Center
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Hartford, CT 06105
Did you know that when convicted felons re-enter society
they may be forever barred from voting?
Proponents argue that persons who commit felonies have broken the social contract, and thereby given up their right to participate in a civil society. Opponents argue that the process restricts and conflicts with principles of universal suffrage
and undercuts African-American political power.
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