HR1 Facts🛑: Felons have a right to vote. From the bill: SEC. 1402. RIGHTS OF CITIZENS. The right of an individual who is a citizen of the United States to vote in any election for Federal office shall not be denied or abridged because that individual has been convicted of a
criminal offense unless such individual is serving a felony sentence in a correctional institution or facility at the time of the election. SEC. 1404. NOTIFICATION OF RESTORATION OF VOTING RIGHTS. (1) NOTIFICATION.—On the date determined under paragraph (2), each State shall
notify in writing any individual who has been convicted of a criminal offense under the law of that State that such individual has the right to vote in an election for Federal office pursuant to the Democracy Restoration Act of 2019 and may register to vote in any such election.
SEC. 1407. FEDERAL PRISON FUNDS. No State, unit of local government, or other person may receive or use, to construct or otherwise improve a prison, jail, or other place of incarceration, any Federal funds unless that person has in effect a program under which each individual
incarcerated in that person’s jurisdiction who is a citizen of the United States is notified, upon release from such incarceration, of that individual’s rights under section 1402.
What's wrong with this? Read on: H.R. 1 would lift the ban on voting for convicted felons. The objection to this provision is not over its substance necessarily, but over its constitutionality. The Fourteenth Amendment allows certain individuals to be barred from voting for
“participation in rebellion, and other crimes.” States have the authority to determine whether this is justified. House Democrats pay no mind to the Fourteenth Amendment, and are instead trying to ensure the national voter database favors them for years to come, and are doing so
through federal fiat.…
Require states to restore the ability of felons to vote the moment they are out of prison. Section 2 of the 14th Amendment gives states the constitutional authority to decide when felons who committed crimes against their
fellow citizens may vote again. Congress cannot override a constitutional amendment with a statute.…

Note Sec 1407, denying federal funds to states that don't want convicted felons to vote.
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