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Etta Myers at a February 2016 rally in Annapolis to override the governor’s veto of a bill restoring voting rights for ex-offenders. (Photo: Courtesy of Etta Myers)
Etta Myers at a February 2016 rally in Annapolis to override the governor’s veto of a bill restoring voting rights for ex-offenders. (Photo: Courtesy of Etta Myers)

Ex-offenders who paid dues deserve voting rights

Etta Myers spent most of her adult life incarcerated and has never voted. At 62, she’ll be voting for the first time this year. Read why she says restoring the right to vote to ex-offenders is so crucial in her column.

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