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Maryland General Assembly

Democrats court felon vote

Last week, the Maryland Senate again delayed the vote to override Gov. Larry Hogan's veto requiring current felons to complete parole or probation before they regain their right to vote. This marks the third time the vote has been delayed ("Senate puts off vote on veto override of felons' voting bill," Feb. 5).

The arguments offered by those in support of granting voting rights to current felons are suspect at best and the real meaning of this vote is conveniently overlooked.

First and foremost, those in support have set...