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Civil Rights Organizations Decry Political Attack on Right to Vote in Virginia

September 01, 2016

Civil Rights Organizations Decry Political Attack on Right to Vote in Virginia

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Civil Rights Groups File Amicus Brief in Virginia Restoration of Voting Rights Case

June 28, 2016

Civil Rights Groups File Amicus Brief in Virginia Restoration of Voting Rights Case

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Advancement Project Applauds Virginia Governor for Expanding Voting Rights Restoration

April 18, 2014

Advancement Project Applauds Virginia Governor for Expanding Voting Rights Restoration

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Mobile Justice Tour encourages ex-offenders in Danville

December 14, 2013

Mobile Justice Tour encourages ex-offenders in Danville

By WDBJ7.com Read More »

What Will Virginia’s New Governor Do About Felony Disenfranchisement?

November 07, 2013

What Will Virginia’s New Governor Do About Felony Disenfranchisement?

By Brentin Mock, Colorlines Read More »

Nonviolent Felons Rights Restored In Time for November Election

October 31, 2013

Nonviolent Felons Rights Restored In Time for November Election

By Anna-Lysa Gayle, WHSV Read More »

Some say court-imposed debt a voting barrier in Va.

October 28, 2013

Some say court-imposed debt a voting barrier in Va.

By Larry O’Dell, Associated Press Read More »

In Virginia, Slow Going So Far on Rights Restoration for Felons

September 19, 2013

In Virginia, Slow Going So Far on Rights Restoration for Felons

By Doug Chapin, Election Academy, University of Minnesota Read More »

‘Mobile justice tour’ to stop in Richmond

September 15, 2013

‘Mobile justice tour’ to stop in Richmond

By Olympia Meola, Richmond Times Dispatch Read More »

Not so automatic

September 12, 2013

Not so automatic

By Carolyn Laviscount Read More »

Rights Restoration Clinic To Help Virginians Take Back Their Vote

September 11, 2013

Rights Restoration Clinic To Help Virginians Take Back Their Vote

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Guide available for felons in Virginia seeking to restore their civil rights

August 30, 2013

Guide available for felons in Virginia seeking to restore their civil rights

Associated Press Read More »

The Ex-Con Factor

August 20, 2013

The Ex-Con Factor

By Jamelle Bouie, The American Prospect Read More »

Civil Rights Activists Help Ex-Felons with Restoration of Rights Process

August 17, 2013

Civil Rights Activists Help Ex-Felons with Restoration of Rights Process

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Mobile Justice Tour Stops in Harrisonburg

August 13, 2013

Mobile Justice Tour Stops in Harrisonburg

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Felons need a second chance

July 31, 2013

Felons need a second chance

By Carolyn Laviscount, GoDanRiver.com  Read More »

Nonviolent felons line up for rights restoration

July 18, 2013

Nonviolent felons line up for rights restoration

By Roger Chesley, The Virginian-Pilot Read More »

Are we a land of second chances?

July 16, 2013

Are we a land of second chances?

By Carolyn Laviscount, GoDanRiver.com Read More »

VA Governor’s Voting Rights Restoration Plan a Major Policy Shift, Much Work Ahead

July 15, 2013

VA Governor’s Voting Rights Restoration Plan a Major Policy Shift, Much Work Ahead

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Waynesboro Minister Helping Former Felons Regain Rights

June 17, 2013

Waynesboro Minister Helping Former Felons Regain Rights

NBC29 Read More »

Virginia Faces Hurdles After Restoring Voting Rights to Felons

June 05, 2013

Virginia Faces Hurdles After Restoring Voting Rights to Felons

By Anthony Advincula, New America Media Read More »

Gov. McDonnell’s Executive Action On Rights Restoration Marks Major Shift For Democracy In Virginia

May 29, 2013

Gov. McDonnell’s Executive Action On Rights Restoration Marks Major Shift For Democracy In Virginia

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Gov. McDonnell Can, And Should, Issue An Executive Order To Restore Voting Rights To Virginians

May 28, 2013

Gov. McDonnell Can, And Should, Issue An Executive Order To Restore Voting Rights To Virginians

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Ex-felon and Waynesboro resident gets his vote back, wants it for others like him

January 22, 2013

Ex-felon and Waynesboro resident gets his vote back, wants it for others like him

By Brad Zinn Read More »

In Rejecting Rights Restoration Proposals, Virginia House Members Keeps Citizens From Voting

January 15, 2013

In Rejecting Rights Restoration Proposals, Virginia House Members Keeps Citizens From Voting

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Virginia Governor’s Endorsement Of Rights Restoration Earns Praise From Civil Rights Group

January 10, 2013

Virginia Governor’s Endorsement Of Rights Restoration Earns Praise From Civil Rights Group

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States Deny Millions Of Ex-Felons Voting Rights

October 08, 2012

States Deny Millions Of Ex-Felons Voting Rights

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Va. Felons Face Slew Of Hurdles To Regain Voting Rights

October 08, 2012

Va. Felons Face Slew Of Hurdles To Regain Voting Rights

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Streamlining Restoration of Voting Rights

October 07, 2012

Streamlining Restoration of Voting Rights

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Move Forward On Felon’s Rights

September 29, 2012

Move Forward On Felon’s Rights

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Secretary of Commonwealth Updates Ongoing Efforts To Restore Voting Rights of More Virginia Citizens

September 26, 2012

Secretary of Commonwealth Updates Ongoing Efforts To Restore Voting Rights of More Virginia Citizens

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Va. Beefs Up Rights Restoration Effort

September 08, 2012

Va. Beefs Up Rights Restoration Effort

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Many Felons Waiting on McDonnell for Restoration of Voting Rights

September 06, 2012

Many Felons Waiting on McDonnell for Restoration of Voting Rights

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People with Felony Convictions Call on Governor McDonnell to Keep Promise to Restore Voting Rights

September 05, 2012

People with Felony Convictions Call on Governor McDonnell to Keep Promise to Restore Voting Rights

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New Group Spearheads Drive To Restore Voting Rights

August 17, 2012

New Group Spearheads Drive To Restore Voting Rights

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Advocate says voter ID law evokes ‘Jim Crow’ South

August 15, 2012

Advocate says voter ID law evokes ‘Jim Crow’ South

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State Laws Vary Widely on Voting Rights for Felons

August 14, 2012

State Laws Vary Widely on Voting Rights for Felons

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Virginia New Majority group pushes health care, voting rights

August 13, 2012

Virginia New Majority group pushes health care, voting rights

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The Mother of All Vote-Suppression Tactics?

July 05, 2012

The Mother of All Vote-Suppression Tactics?

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