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Virginia Governor Restores Voting Rights to More Than 200,000 People Convicted of Felonies

Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe issued an executive order Friday restoring voting rights to people convicted of felonies. In Virginia, the law barring felons from voting dates back to the Civil War; the governor said today that the state “cannot achieve its full potential until all men and women are eligible for…

Single Women Are On Their Way to Becoming One of the Strongest Political Powers in America

Until recently, the expectation for American women was to be married by your 30s or harden and crust into a crone shaped barnacle—but in the past couple of decades, a radical shift has occurred. More and more, women are staying single into their 30s and 40s and hanging onto more progressive politics. This change has…

Counterpoint: Bar Glenn Reynolds and Only Glenn Reynolds From Voting 

In 1971, future law professor and opinion columnist Glenn Reynolds turned 11 years old, and the 26th Amendment to the US Constitution was ratified, lowering the voting age from 21 to 18. Perhaps America was wrong. Perhaps, in addition to lowering the voting age, the 26th Amendment should have included a clause to…

It Seems Katy Perry, Like Most of America, Didn't Vote In the 2014 Midterms

Katy Perry, one of Hillary Clinton’s most vocal and fashion-forward supporters, is a registered voter in California. And, like most registered voters, she seemingly didn’t hit up her local ballot box during the 2014 midterms. Her manager wouldn’t confirm her registered address, but an LA County registrant confirmed to…

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