Citizen Convicts: Prisoners, politics and the vote

citizenconvicts1016In this new book by Cormac Behan, take a look at one issue looming over released convicts around the world: many felons lose the right to vote after their conviction. Many democracies remain divided on their beliefs on the voting rights of this ever-growing population, and in several places, including the Republic of Ireland – the main focus of this book – the issue is coming to a head.

Dive deep into all the theoreticals and facts swirling in this growing debate. Though the focus is on the other side of the Atlantic, many of the issues at hand apply to life in the United States for the thousands of felons released from prisons each year.

Just how important is the right to vote for offenders?  Learn more about Citizen Convictsarrow1