Kentucky governor restores former felons’ voting rights

Posted by on Dec 17, 2019 in In the News

Gov. Andy Beshear (CNN) By Caroline Kelly Newly sworn-in Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear restored voting rights for over 140,000 former felons in the state through an executive order, his office announced Thursday. “My faith teaches me to treat others with dignity and respect. My faith also teaches forgiveness and that is why I am restoring voting rights to over one hundred forty thousand Kentuckians who have done wrong in the past, but are doing right now,” ...

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