Virginia's legislature is considering a constitutional amendment that could make felon re-enfranchisement an automatic process. Episode guests are A.E. Dick Howard, a UVA professor and author of Virginia's 1971 Constitution, and Paul Levengood, Executive Director of The Marshall Foundation and former president of the VA Historical Society. They brief the Transition Team on why the Blue Ribbon Commission to update Virginia's 1901 Jim Crow constitution still included felon disenfranchisement and what the General Assembly should do about it now.
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