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Posted inCriminal Justice, Democracy, Mass Incarceration, Voting

Tennesseans face long odds to regain voting rights after prison

For the past seven years, Dawn Harrington, 39, has been trying to get her voting rights back. Her ordeal began on a 2008 business trip to New York City. Harrington, a Nashville native, says she was carrying a gun registered in Tennessee. But New York City doesn’t recognize gun permits from other states. Harrington was […]