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arewethereyet Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-22-03 10:21 PM
Response to Reply #32
34. yes, thats true
but its the principle at stake here. can't flip this way and that on matters of principle.
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  -Voting rights for felons. Eric J in MN  Dec-22-03 06:48 PM   #0 
  - kick  Eric J in MN   Dec-22-03 08:14 PM   #1 
  - What is the law in your state? Click here.  Eric J in MN   Dec-22-03 11:24 PM   #56 
  - Don't know about the one year thing, felons are already defined  arewethereyet   Dec-22-03 08:17 PM   #2 
  - What is it's a non-violent offense? The person should  Eric J in MN   Dec-22-03 08:30 PM   #4 
  - if its a felony, no  arewethereyet   Dec-22-03 08:49 PM   #5 
  - He does have a point though...  pengpong   Dec-22-03 11:53 PM   #61 
  - Non-violent offense - I have two words to say to that - no, four words  alwynsw   Dec-22-03 09:51 PM   #21 
     - CEO crooks are the tiniest percentage of convicts.  Eric J in MN   Dec-22-03 10:17 PM   #32 
     - yes, thats true  arewethereyet   Dec-22-03 10:21 PM   #34 
     - The poor are the largest Precent..  wanderingbear   Dec-22-03 10:29 PM   #38 
        - yep, lawyers  arewethereyet   Dec-22-03 10:44 PM   #43 
           - Poor people get public defenders..  wanderingbear   Dec-22-03 10:54 PM   #45 
              - yes they do, not the same thing (understatement of the year)  arewethereyet   Dec-22-03 11:08 PM   #50 
     - thats why felonies are bad things  arewethereyet   Dec-22-03 10:19 PM   #33 
  - Are you saying that they should never be part of civil society?  Nikia   Dec-22-03 09:21 PM   #11 
  - not at all  arewethereyet   Dec-22-03 09:37 PM   #13 
     - Id disagree..  wanderingbear   Dec-22-03 09:42 PM   #16 
     - I respect your view  arewethereyet   Dec-22-03 09:50 PM   #19 
     - Its not the rules so much as the way they are enforced.  wanderingbear   Dec-22-03 09:57 PM   #24 
        - I can't argue that this system is deeply flawed  arewethereyet   Dec-22-03 10:03 PM   #26 
     - I believe that you're off on this one  alwynsw   Dec-22-03 10:07 PM   #28 
        - When the choice is between going hungery and steeling a a lof of bread..  wanderingbear   Dec-22-03 10:12 PM   #29 
        - Please avoid the personal slams.  alwynsw   Dec-22-03 10:21 PM   #35 
           - I didnt make a personal slam.  wanderingbear   Dec-22-03 10:33 PM   #39 
              - No problem  alwynsw   Dec-22-03 10:42 PM   #42 
                 - Sorry..  wanderingbear   Dec-22-03 10:45 PM   #44 
                    - You're moving up!  alwynsw   Dec-22-03 11:10 PM   #51 
        - way to go !  arewethereyet   Dec-22-03 10:17 PM   #31 
        - I didnt say All crimes..  wanderingbear   Dec-22-03 10:27 PM   #37 
           - I agree in principle  alwynsw   Dec-22-03 10:37 PM   #40 
              - Ya..Ive done it..  wanderingbear   Dec-22-03 10:42 PM   #41 
                 - It stinks, but it beats stealing  alwynsw   Dec-22-03 10:55 PM   #46 
                    - I think if you were at that point..  wanderingbear   Dec-22-03 11:01 PM   #48 
        - oh, for crying out loud  southerngirlwriter   Dec-22-03 11:04 PM   #49 
           - Nothing sanctimonious or arrogant about it. Definitely not self absorbed.  alwynsw   Dec-22-03 11:21 PM   #53 
     - It should be wiped clean  WildThang   Dec-22-03 11:21 PM   #54 
        - Records and registrations are for Nazis  wanderingbear   Dec-22-03 11:48 PM   #59 
  - I agree...if you can't do the time, don't do the crime.  SaidFred   Dec-22-03 11:32 PM   #57 
     - there is somthing to be said for that as well.  arewethereyet   Dec-22-03 11:45 PM   #58 
  - do the crime, do the time, that's it.  ButterflyBlood   Dec-22-03 08:19 PM   #3 
  - I agree.  Devlzown   Dec-22-03 08:54 PM   #6 
  - Once they have done their full sentence,  mandyky   Dec-22-03 08:56 PM   #7 
  - Where I am from, they can vote even when they serve LIFE in prison...  frogfromthenorth2   Dec-22-03 09:02 PM   #8 
  - They should vote after serving their sentence  Nikia   Dec-22-03 09:16 PM   #9 
  - There is no laws on the Books that say Felons cant vote..  wanderingbear   Dec-22-03 09:17 PM   #10 
  - there are laws on Virginia's books and 6(?) other states as well  arewethereyet   Dec-22-03 09:39 PM   #14 
     - Then this is something new..  wanderingbear   Dec-22-03 09:45 PM   #17 
        - these laws are very old ones, not new  arewethereyet   Dec-22-03 09:56 PM   #23 
           - I havent been out side the state of Oregon sence I was 15..  wanderingbear   Dec-22-03 10:01 PM   #25 
  - The democrats wouldnt champion this cause anyway..  wanderingbear   Dec-22-03 09:24 PM   #12 
  - oh no,not so  arewethereyet   Dec-22-03 09:40 PM   #15 
     - I find that hard to beleave..  wanderingbear   Dec-22-03 09:48 PM   #18 
        - I don't disagree with the concept but the facts say otherwise  arewethereyet   Dec-22-03 09:53 PM   #22 
           - That would explain my ignorance of this law..  wanderingbear   Dec-22-03 10:04 PM   #27 
              - thats entirely possible  arewethereyet   Dec-22-03 10:23 PM   #36 
  - Most states restore your voting rights upon release from prison.  BiggJawn   Dec-22-03 09:51 PM   #20 
  - Florida is one of the states which says felons can't vote unless  Eric J in MN   Dec-22-03 10:15 PM   #30 
  - If felons can get Bush defeated  Fescue4u   Dec-22-03 10:56 PM   #47 
  - Absolutely. If every felon could vote after doing the time, it would  Eric J in MN   Dec-22-03 11:11 PM   #52 
     - Yes,...  pengpong   Dec-22-03 11:56 PM   #62 
  - So I wonder ...  GregW   Dec-22-03 11:23 PM   #55 
  - Different situation.  Eric J in MN   Dec-22-03 11:50 PM   #60 
     - Why not???  wanderingbear   Dec-23-03 12:07 AM   #63 
        - Different for felons to design voting machines than to just to vote nt  Eric J in MN   Dec-23-03 12:18 AM   #64 
           - Again Why??  wanderingbear   Dec-23-03 12:28 AM   #65 
              - the potential damage is different  Eric J in MN   Dec-23-03 10:45 PM   #71 
  - If they've paid their dues, why not?  kimchi   Dec-23-03 01:20 AM   #66 
  - I know the law in IL is this:  Padraig18   Dec-23-03 05:32 AM   #67 
  - Just a thought...  LeahMira   Dec-23-03 06:45 AM   #68 
  - Focus on preventing abuse  JHB   Dec-23-03 07:28 AM   #69 
  - Even in Texas  Bridget Burke   Dec-23-03 08:14 AM   #70 
 

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