Felony Disenfranchisement: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

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    Many people with felony convictions are unfairly prohibited from voting, and the worst state for this - surprise - is Florida.
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Elena DelVecchio
Elena DelVecchio

Eat shit Rick scott

Πριν 5 ημέρες
Anthony Gonzales
Anthony Gonzales

america is ashit hole country and the fucking Americans are all rapists and criminals and this country's future is in toilet

Πριν 6 ημέρες
Chick Sage
Chick Sage

I have a friend who got black out drunk and regained consciousness, in jail. When he asked what he had done, they told him that, while driving his car, he hit and killed a bicyclist. My friend had to be put on suicide watch, while in jail. He was charged with manslaughter and plead guilty and was given a sentence of 40 years/violent(meaning he has to serve 80% of that 40 years before he can be paroled) + 10 years for driving under the influence. There are murderers and rapists doing less time than that...

Πριν 7 ημέρες
Seth Horras
Seth Horras

Wow he makes me laugh every time. John Oliver is a national treasure.

Πριν 7 ημέρες
Jen M
Jen M

Wheel of Fortune answer : wish list ...in case anyone else was wondering

Πριν 8 ημέρες
nick81286
nick81286

Abysmal behavior... Making criminals earn their rights back after they voluntarily gave them up when they broke the law. Liberals are just trying to swing Florida anyway they can

Πριν 8 ημέρες
Kyle Mouttet
Kyle Mouttet

I found this very enjoyable. You see, I've always thought of irony as the sweetest of all treats.. And for these rich businessmen or elected officials to condemn other criminals is some of the most delicious irony I've ever tasted

Πριν 9 ημέρες
TWSTF 8
TWSTF 8

Although Governor Ron DeSantis isn't much of an improvement lol luckily for Floridians, Rick Scott was term-limited out of the Governor's Mansion last November, 2018. The same day the bill to restore voting rights to felons passed. (with the exception of violent felons and sex offenders.) So, that's a step, albeit a small one, in the right direction. 👍

Πριν 9 ημέρες
varun009
varun009

I don't think there's a deliberate effort to keep minorities from voting, but that's certainly been the outcome.

Πριν 11 ημέρες
Fred Jones
Fred Jones

It's funny, us Floridians make fun of new Yorkers who move to Florida, which is like 50% of the population

Πριν 11 ημέρες
garry12777
garry12777

I FIGURED IT OUT at 10:10 . They're not arbitrary. They decide based on who they believe would vote for their party.

Πριν 11 ημέρες

"It's taxation without representation" exactly.

Πριν 13 ημέρες
Nick G
Nick G

Really? You knew when you committed the crime what you were giving up.

Πριν 13 ημέρες
TheIntimateAvenger
TheIntimateAvenger

Voting should be a right, not a privilege.

Πριν 15 ημέρες
Yoru Rei
Yoru Rei

I know this is irrelevant but "what was the answer on wheel of fortune"?

Πριν 16 ημέρες
mboatrightED300
mboatrightED300

Wish list

Πριν 11 ημέρες
STDrepository
STDrepository

This whiny english prick really wants the democrats to get those extra criminal votes.

Πριν 18 ημέρες
Rodrigo
Rodrigo

When that one guy said "people need to learn actions have consequences", my immediate thought was "yes and the consequences are imprisonment." They served their time. I thought prison was supposed to be about rehabilitation. It's like if you got put in time out at school, thought about what you did wrong, and after timeout you were told you could no longer use crayons, or something equally impactful, for the rest of your life.

Πριν 19 ημέρες
Stone Harper
Stone Harper

“Are there not any consequences for doing something wrong” You mean like the prison sentence they served for their crime??

Πριν 19 ημέρες
Vincent Ciccone
Vincent Ciccone

The rigged corrupt politicians will use any reason to suppress any votes by anyone.

Πριν 20 ημέρες
Morio Murase
Morio Murase

I laughed a bit too hard at "fish lube"...

Πριν 20 ημέρες
Anu Yew
Anu Yew

The Governor need to be ousted!!!

Πριν 22 ημέρες
Robyn robynnest
Robyn robynnest

If the felon has served the sentence and is employed paying taxes, he or she should be allowed to vote.

Πριν 24 ημέρες
DrPinkieDie
DrPinkieDie

Yo that’s a good lookin hurricane

Πριν 25 ημέρες
Operator 801
Operator 801

Of ALL of the states that I do NOT want making decisions for me here in Alaska by voting, Florida is one of those 49.

Πριν 26 ημέρες
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!?

whatever shits boring who cares

Πριν 26 ημέρες
ZionHillCalling
ZionHillCalling

Weird.. until now I thought that the right to vote was a constitutional right in all modern nations. Oh wait, it is! America is not a modern nation! It is the most backward country on the northern hemisphere, barbaric and savage af. The more I watch this show the more my negative bias against America is turning into an informed and fact based position.

Πριν 27 ημέρες
Clay Page
Clay Page

The proposed law covers all except murder and sexual crimes. How about violent crimes? Arson? Child neglect/ battery? Proposal needs some tweeking.

Πριν 27 ημέρες
The Bitch is Back
The Bitch is Back

He's right. I am a convicted felon. Prison is not a vacation, it's pure hell women or men. You're not laid up good food TV. No. Virtually all units are forced to work prisons. Everything from working fields maintenance everything. You paid your debt when your done 10 fold.

Πριν 28 ημέρες
marta Lis
marta Lis

That governor represents to me everything I hate in a person. He fills me with so much outrage

Πριν 29 ημέρες
Doctor Shell
Doctor Shell

Of course it’s Florida, the red headed stepchild of America.

Πριν μήνα
Mihail Cholakov
Mihail Cholakov

P1:Why can't you vote? P2:I had an ounce weed in my back pocket when I was getting pulled over. Can you? P1:Oh no, I mugged a family and killed both parents. Freedom sure does like to be black and white doesn't it. Freedom for all except you, and maybe you, oh and definitely you.

Πριν μήνα
Joshua Mack
Joshua Mack

We did it.

Πριν μήνα
Darren Skjoelsvold
Darren Skjoelsvold

I looked up if the amendment won or not and it did. I guess Florida actually listened to John Oliver.

Πριν μήνα
Kenneth Mabry
Kenneth Mabry

Wow white Devil with too much power

Πριν μήνα
Rey Barrera
Rey Barrera

You can vote with a felony.

Πριν μήνα
shadow librarian
shadow librarian

Florida recently change that bill felons can now vote in Florida. Now the state just needs to legalize marijuana like almost every other state.

Πριν μήνα
michael hinton
michael hinton

I cant vote...cuz of weed...its decriminalization in my state now...so now what? Still cant vote fugg the man and all his bullsheet

Πριν μήνα
Candice Zhang
Candice Zhang

"I don't know..." This is ridiculous. U don't know, and u took a man's right away.

Πριν μήνα
Cheezitnator
Cheezitnator

Well, the citizens of FL actually did get the amendment 4 passed. Unfortunately, the governor and his posse went back in to add a bunch of stupid caveats to it after the fact.

Πριν μήνα
accipiterbellum
accipiterbellum

Here's a though: do not break the fucking law. It is really that simple.

Πριν μήνα
Yürüyen Ansiklopedi
Yürüyen Ansiklopedi

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Πριν μήνα
Chis English
Chis English

I wonder what it would be like if they *only* let felons and no one else vote , couldn't be much worse could it?

Πριν μήνα
Jew Shirls
Jew Shirls

Agreed. I just want to add that even people who are rich, famous, and gifted can be disenfranchised or face discrimination if they are minorities of some kind.

Πριν μήνα
Jokersmile007
Jokersmile007

If i was that black guy convicted for those crimes and that motherfucker told me no after i switched my life around like that, i would have kindly told him to go fuck himself and burn in hell in front of everyone there. That man fucked up in the past but look at what hes done to change himself. Yet some bald cockhead can controll his life.

Πριν μήνα
Ric Brown
Ric Brown

Rick Scott is a convicted anus.

Πριν μήνα
Furious Sherman
Furious Sherman

How is this a bad thing? This is real life, not some idyllic fantasy land where everyone gets what they want. If you break the law it does and it should haunt you for the rest of your life, including when it comes to voting. These people clearly have no disregard for the law, so they shouldn't be allowed to vote for the people that make the laws in the first place. Thomas Hobbes said that the only reason why people do anything good is because we fear the consequences of doing something bad. I'd definitely call the permanent removal of your voting rights a strong enough consequence to warrant choosing not to break the law.

Πριν μήνα
QuiteDecent
QuiteDecent

It's not about crime 🤷🏿‍♂️

Πριν μήνα
Jarory de Jesus
Jarory de Jesus

I'm so mad that the amendment got passed and they're still trying to make it difficult for people to get their voting rights restored.

Πριν μήνα
Bentheriault1
Bentheriault1

question, how can you don'T have the same right for federal election in different states?? ok, a state can say you cant vote for the states election but for the federal ones????

Πριν μήνα
dorpth
dorpth

Anyone who argues that disenfranchising felons is a good thing either has no clue what "precedent" means, or they're the kind of person who loves masturbating to the thought of "tough on crime" measures where they might one day get to be George Zimmerman. Once you set into place an established practice of doing this, it can easily be weaponized by expanding the definition of what constitutes a felony in order to target the demographic that doesn't vote for you. Remember how they militarized the police force and used the Patriot Act to enact harsher measures for "terrorism", selling it on the idea that it would only ever be used on masked suicide bombers? Oops, less than ten years down the road and they try labeling Occupy or BLM protestors as "terrorists". If this disenfranchisement takes off, how soon before Republican legislatures start expanding the scope of it to include the mere act of protesting? Officially they'll call it "inciting violence" as a drummed up charge for anyone they have the cops round up during protests associated with left leaning voters.

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