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Yea, ass, Prisoners should have the right to vote while they’re incarcerated. They don’t stop being human beings just cause they got scooped up by the state and given their intimate knowledge of our judicial system they have a very valuable point of view in need of representation.

@denikombucha
One of the most jarring realizations of my (then) young life was when I was doing some GOTV door knocking in the late 90s and had A LOT of people tell me, "I can't register to vote, I'm a felon."

MT now allows returning citizens the vote, but plenty of states don't. Welcome to democracy American-style 😕

kqed.org/lowdown/11897/map-fel

@GuerillaOntologist

The link to Slave Labor and electoral politics has always been airtight.

@denikombucha
you are so full of the truth over here, every post of yours i want to go say right on to.

@lilith_deirdre

You’re too sweet💕. Folks forget violent offenders like Serial killers n Bombers n shit makeup like .5% of our prison population. The vast majority are low level non violent offenders like ppl suffering addiction and hyper criminalized traffic violations they can’t afford.

@denikombucha
I can't stand that attitude, when people act like others are bad people inside because of getting in trouble.

How do they not see the prison industry has a huge power base, more privatization all the time, and the usa has way higher proportions of prisoners than anyone else?

The kind of person that thinks that way would probably not care if the prisons are filled with violent offenders or drug law offenders anyways.
#PrisonAbolition #voting #justice

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