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Voting Rights for Felons in Alabama

The state of Alabama allows felons to have their voting rights restored under the following guidelines.

  • You must have completed your entire sentence, including incarceration, probation, and parole, or community supervision. Once completed, you have three options:
  • Contact your local parole or probation office
  • Write to the Board of Pardons and Parole at P.O. Box 302405, Montgomery, Alabama 36130-3405

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Can a Felon Possess a Gun In Georgia?

Georgia law is very clear on its position regarding convicted felons in that state owning or possessing firearms: It follows the federal law when it comes to guns and felons.

The Basics: With the exception of a felony conviction that is non-violent and related exclusively to a business-related crime, if you have ever been convicted of a felony anywhere in the U.S., it is unlawful in Georgia for you… Read more

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Can a Felon Own a Gun In New Mexico?

Generally speaking, federal law makes it a crime for a convicted felon to own or possess a gun or ammunition.  If you were convicted of a federal felony crime, you must receive a presidential pardon if you are to ever own a firearm again.

Some states, however, have specifically designed laws regarding felons convicted of state laws and residing in their state, owning/possessing firearms. The state of New Mexico… Read more

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Getting a Felon’s Voting Rights Restored in Hawaii

Voting is one of the most fundamental rights given to American citizens, however, once you’ve been convicted of a felony, whether or not that right will be restored to you is up to the state that you reside in. The laws for Hawaii include:

If You Have Been Charged

In Hawaii you maintain your right to vote as long as you have not yet been convicted of a… Read more

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Getting a Felon’s Voting Rights Restored in Illinois

Voting is one of the most fundamental rights given to American citizens, however, once convicted of a felony, whether or not that right will be restored to you is up to the state that you reside in. The laws for Illinois include:

If You’ve Been Charged

Until you are convicted of a felony and incarcerated for it, the state of Illinois will not remove your right to vote… Read more

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Getting a Felon’s Voting Rights Restored in Florida

Voting is one of the most fundamental rights given to American citizens, but once you’re convicted of a felony, whether or not that right will be restored to you is up to the state that you reside in. Florida overview:

The Process

If you have been convicted of a felony, the state of Florida has a clemency process that you are required to submit to before… Read more

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Can a Felon Possess a Gun In Illinois?

Illinois law allows certain convicted felons to own or possess guns. Federal law still makes it a crime, and in some cases the feds have pursued prosecution in states that allow it. Only an attorney should advise you on this matter but the basics of Illinois laws are as follows:

Your rights can be restored by a court in your county or by the Director of Illinois State

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Getting a Felon’s Voting Rights Restored in Michigan

Voting is one of the most fundamental rights given to American citizens, however, once convicted of a felony, whether or not that right will be restored to you is up to the state that you reside in. The laws for Michigan include:

Pending Cases

If you are charged with a crime, but have not yet been convicted, you maintain your right to vote as long as you are… Read more