BERNIE SAYS INCARCERATED FELONS SHOULD HAVE RIGHT TO VOTE

The Daily Caller | 4/23/2019 | Staff
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Senator Bernie Sanders has repeatedly said he believes that incarcerated felons should have the right to vote from within prison.

His comments at a CNN town hall Tuesday night, however, surprised even liberal voters.

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When asked if he supported “enfranchising people like the Boston Marathon Bomber, a convicted terrorist and murder,” as well as “those convicted of sexual assault” who would be able to vote on governmental officials that would have a direct impact on women’s rights, he remained unabashed.

He responded by explaining that no matter the crime, old or new, he believes that removing one’s right to vote is taking away an “inherent American right.”

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But another Democratic presidential hopeful, South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg, countered Sanders by saying, “When you’re convicted of a crime and you’re incarcerated … you lose certain rights.”

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