Thursday, April 25, 2019

Sanders Continues to Defend Call for Prisoners to Vote: ‘This Is Not a Radical Idea'

By FreeBeacon, April 24, 2019

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I., Vt.) is continuing his call for prisoners in the United States to be allowed to vote, tweeting Wednesday "this is not a radical idea" by citing other nations that have such a policy like Canada.

Sanders drew flak this week after saying he would support "terrible people" behind bars having the right to vote, such as convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Although he's made similar remarks before, his remarks at Monday's CNN town hall in New Hampshire have drawn outsized media attention.
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