Last updated on: 6/1/2009 | Author: ProCon.org

UPDATED: Does Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act (VRA) apply to felon disenfranchisement laws?

UPDATED: Does Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act (VRA) apply to felon disenfranchisement laws? See US Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor’s dissenting opinion in Hayden v. Pataki (May 4, 2006) arguing for the right of convicted felons to vote while incarcerated and on parole.