Unshackling the Vote: Restoring Civic Participation for Persons Recently Released from Incarceration

H.R. 4987 aims to safeguard the federal voting rights of individuals upon their release from incarceration. This policy brief explores the implications and importance of H.R. 4987, delving into the benefits for both individuals seeking a fresh start after reintegration and the broader Black community, as well as what is at stake for the 2024 election cycle if legislation of its kind remains unimplemented.

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