Home » Posts tagged with » felons voting

California moves to let felons serve on juries

California moves to let felons serve on juries

By JOHN PHILLIPS | Orange County Register The state of California has made no secret that it wants to let as many people out of prison as possible. From the early release of inmates through AB 109, to filling parole boards with felon friendly commissioners, to decriminalizing a litany of felonies and drug offenses with Props 47 […]

ROBERT KNIGHT: Obama pushes criminal way to expand electorate

ROBERT KNIGHT: Obama pushes criminal way to expand electorate

President Obama made the first visit by a sitting president to a penitentiary when he dropped in to the El Reno (Oklahoma) Federal Correctional Institution on Thursday and offered an ambitious reform agenda. The last time we saw prison inmates get this kind of celebrity attention was back in 1969, unhealthy when a visiting Johnny […]