disenfranchisement :

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dis inf ranchahyz muhnt

  • n  the act of withdrawing certification or terminating a franchise

  • ID advocates counter that there is no proof of disenfranchisement either.
  • Sometimes it is bribery, often ballot changing, occasionally death, imprisonment or illegal disenfranchisementall of which efforts are destined to increase the Government's .
  • So one begins to wonder: What are the sources of that powerful sense of disenfranchisement that drive these parents to abet this robbery, this travesty, of childhood?.
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  • Color-Blind Policy and Color-Conscious Morality
    The morality of meth addiction isn't relevant to Appalachian poverty. The morality of alcoholism isn't relevant to Native American disenfranchisement. So why frame the black community's problems as moral failings?        
    June 6, 2013 - The Atlantic

  • John Cornyn in The Star-Ledger - NJ.com
    It's frankly shocking that many of the same Democrats who so loudly decried voter disenfranchisement during the Florida recount in 2000 have so quickly run away from that principle when it no longer fits their political agenda,Cornyn said.
  • Joe Lieberman in Washington Post
    I am certain that this cosponsorship will lead to the breakthrough that we've been searching for to bring an end of 200 years of disenfranchisement,Lieberman said.
  • Jennifer Brunner in McClatchy Washington Bureau
    Ohioans faced with the pain and turmoil of a home foreclosure should not be targeted by the forces of disenfranchisement on Election Day,Brunner said.

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