Opinion: Felon voting rights roulette upheld by Tennessee Supreme Court

Contributed Photo / Chattanooga City Councilwoman Demetrus Coonrod, right, signs a copy of her book on getting her voting rights restored for Lisa Lemza.
Contributed Photo / Chattanooga City Councilwoman Demetrus Coonrod, right, signs a copy of her book on getting her voting rights restored for Lisa Lemza.

We suppose it's no different from states setting their own policies on education, abortion, infrastructure and how economic activity takes place, but we have some sympathy for the former Virginia man whose clemency in that state wasn't enough to be able to register and vote in Tennessee.

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