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Waverly Jones, Jr. Biography

Pro to the question "Should People Who Have Completed Felony Sentences Be Allowed to Vote?"

“Voting is not a privilege, it is a fundamental right in any society that desires to serve the interests of its people. And to take it away because you’ve committed a crime is unjust.”

“Felon Voting Rights Conflict Hits Federal Court,” published in The New Standard, June 24, 2005

Involvement and Affiliations:
  • None found
  • None found
  • His father, Patrolmen Waverly M. Jones, 33, and his partner, Joseph A. Piagentini, 28, were reportedly killed by member of the Black Liberation Party on May 21, 1971.
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  1. Should People with Felony Convictions Be Permitted to Vote while in Prison?