Wake Up, Lawmakers: There’s Time to Restore Felon Voting Rights During Lame Duck | Editorial – New Jersey Institute for Social Justice
November 12, 2019
Star-Ledger Editorial Board Reports
There are some big-ticket items that must be addressed during the lame duck
legislative session, including adult-use marijuana, business tax incentive programs, and water infrastructure.
But one social justice measure must also be prioritized: the restoration of voting rights for nearly 100,000 New Jerseyans who are shackled by a regressive and racist law that dates back 175 years.