Sanders: Convicts Including Boston Bomber Should Be Allowed to Vote from Prison
By Jeff Poor (@jeff_poor on Twitter), Breitbart 22 Apr 2019
Monday during a CNN town hall event in New Hampshire, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), a candidate for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination was asked about giving convicted felons the ability to vote.
Among those the questioner included was the Boston Marathon bomber and those that were guilty of sexual assault.
“[I] think the right to vote is inherent to our democracy,” Sanders said. “Yes, even for terrible people because once you start chipping away — you say, ‘That guy committed a terrible crime, we’re not going to let him vote,’ or ‘that person did that,’ you’re running down a slippery slope.”
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