President Obama is the latest political leader to endorse restoring voting rights to people with past convictions upon their release from prison. His prison visit is a critical opportunity to build support for policies that give citizens a second chance.
Bernard Kerik is an accomplished law enforcement leader and advocate for people with past criminal convictions.We spoke with to Mr. Kerik about his work, his life, and how they have come to influence each other.
Nearly 200,000 Kentuckians cannot vote because of antiquated laws excluding them from our democracy. The legislature, and every citizen, had a chance to change that, but it looks as if the Kentucky Senate is squandering that opportunity.