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Forward Justice’s Atkinson Estimates 5,000 Could Vote This Election Thanks to Lawsuit over Felony Disenfranchisement

By De’Ja Wood and Sydney Gaviser  Felony disenfranchisement rates are highest in Southern states, including in North Carolina, where voting restrictions passed during the Jim Crow era aimed to limit the political power of Black men.   The Sentencing Project estimates that more than 5 million people across the nation will not be able to vote […]