Prison bars

SoS, AG Won’t Defend State’s Law Against Felon Voting

The American Civil Liberties Union wants the worst class of criminals to have more influence over our society. Their aim has long been to provide voting rights to convicted felons who are still under supervision for their crimes, despite the state Constitution’s proscription. The ACLU has been unsuccessfully lobbying the state legislature for several sessions to bring felon voting to

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Convicted felons

Should Felons Govern the Law-Abiding?

Should people still serving a sentence for felony crimes be electing our judges, sheriffs, prosecutors and lawmakers? The American Civil Liberties Union thinks so and aims to circumvent Minnesota’s law and Constitution with a lawsuit filed last month. The ACLU is asking the court to grant voting rights to violent, corrupt or potentially dangerous criminals who are still serving time

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