felon voting rights

Josh James / WUKY

Lawmakers entering the Senate State and Local Government committee passed by voting rights demonstrators on the way to their seats Wednesday. The decision not to vote on a measure restoring voting rights for most nonviolent felons led to vocal protests.                   

Josh James / WUKY

With voting rights legislation for former felons stalling year after year in Frankfort, the annual rally for House Bill 70 can feel like a case of déjà vu for supporters.

Josh James / WUKY

Hundreds gathered at the foot of the Capitol in Frankfort Wednesday to pay tribute to civil rights activists who braved the cold 50 years ago.

Paul To Push Felon Voting Rights Bill In Frankfort

Feb 18, 2014

U.S. Sen. Rand Paul will appear before a state Senate committee on Wednesday in support of restoring voting rights for some felons.