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    Rick Santorum, Felon Voting, and the Constitution

    Last night’s Republican presidential debate raised the issue of felon voting.  Rick Santorum was challenged over his vote for federal legislation that would automatically restore the voting rights to felons as soon as they are released from prison and have completed any required probation or parole. As I testified nearly … More

    Ninth Circuit Sanity on Felon Disenfranchisement

    Good news out of the liberal (and frequently reversed) Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals — an en banc panel just upheld Washington State’s felon-disenfranchisement law and backtracked from a badly decided earlier opinion (Farrakhan v. Gregoire). Liberals have been attacking state laws that take away the right to vote from … More

    Fed Forced Felon Voting: Another Leftist Assault on the Constitution

    There seems to be an almost constant effort by some members of Congress to act unconstitutionally and to push through legislation that is beyond the enumerated powers given to Congress in Article I of the Constitution. On Tuesday, I testified before the House Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil … More