Mar 14, 2017|
Tommy talks to Norris Henderson, Founder and Executive Director of Voice of the Ex Offender, about some ex-felons trying to get the right to vote back.
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Tommy talks to State Representative Cameron Henry about the current state and the future of TOPS.
Tommy talks to David Howard, Professor in the Dept. of Health Policy and Management at Emory University, about the state of Obamacare going forward.
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Also to talk about. Felons being allowed to vote this state judge is determining whether felons on parole or probation should be allowed to vote. And Alan askew is that a fundamental right or did the people that have been convicted of felonies. Lose it. By committing said felony Norris Anderson joins us right now founder and executive director of voice of the ex offender good morning Norris. Undone well thanks for coming on skewed to talk to again for people led don't know anything about you. Give us a little bit about you Suri Kenya. Yeah. Native New Albany and and Padilla is out there year quiet. Oh she is so war came well. Short. They spared. And you know on the line should cute people on the flower cart court that will. What Britain one of the biggest. Her. You know the strike by its not direct correlation. When he. Operation are going to root out jail and like oh. In on law and act I'll pull out. There. All tracked down a state that already like keep you ads about help that it is. Or is a green light they're just add in this country. And doubt strip people who originally the question why poppy. That is. Because there's no correlation though judging this country has the outlook sent and it. Salute and a right to vote. We. No judge in this country. Get. Anybody to get right well. This is actually buy it now. Yeah. ISO. When you study the history. They create a country where. The cultural adjust calming. Shall April. And these states across the money it. Like all lies people. And so it. The way where the Oreo was it was at predominately away disproportionately. Applied to black people or people used to be slaves. Domino style. And. The surge. It the pressure all well all the soccer stage or. What it is actually. Our. Administration. What battle people Karl. Two. And look at. A cross country even. Date in spite. And would be cool on that. They'll. Chant oh look me in as a French. It's like. And so. Can we see a country that spaced out. Bad. Oh ever so what it it's all been in jail. Right noble or something that she blew. Hubble Pete particularly. That day. You know and in this community and across the country people talk about how to help people every inch. Even in return. Are you. If you. Where does that stand Norris for felons. First up is there a distinction made between violent offenders ex offenders. We all built wall. It. BC. We've got out to Asia. Asia and nineteenth shot he wore. Being polluted like stats say. Buy it. Right to vote. And lashed out or. You know look at yet our heritage and it completely clear buyout. What get me out on alteration the desk column audit. Beat Costa whose convention. The mean people relaxed present people ski. Yeah yeah I'll call you your oh yeah it starts. And did you will be at this stage it he can be interpreted or at all corporation a little. It. You know eight straight and actually quite yet but this. Will whip. Yeah it was want to leave that old trick that people that article. Can't hack it. Dog thing you know everything could be two. Yeah. Our don't have that basic. Right. You know now. Are there any other rights organization would like to see ex offenders and besides. Every Stewart besides. Let me ask it two ways Norris first off. White. Keen and ex offenders do now. As a result of being an ex offenders in what would you like to seize and be able to do besides vote. It's not. They're out they can't do this. It. Can't. Change is having any problems. Are you on restriction on extra on the political aisle. Because they change it before eat in the final really. You know as. You can reach and there's all. It should be out there. So that's. No correlation between Jake birds like the vote. If you. All all. Bob bicycle and Jindal. Although. It may be challenges. Out. I'll try and be worried based ball you know people's. Own is about one. But that is not. Or at most it shouldn't. Outlook all. Aspect and you know it is that can't be happy just based this. Jack yep yep they. Point. Out so only on the middle. At a trauma culture flourished. It right. And it and they are one that comment. It'd be great. What you might call it is. Right but did you try it right. Next. Right. Don't judge in this country that ship gets in that by bay on the dark give it this tree and by the way out you're like well. Won't. Well that become. Or are you coming on equity. Shares and actually had yeah. What is. You know what debt are in trouble like studio lights. Odd Chien. It would. I. In and no you. Even. Get access or call shall. Oracle. It even. And there like. If you. Vietnam agent. Crime charged. You're eating away. What I. LL. When it. This guy. You'd call you at all in on foot high all it. All ot get change constant line. So I can get. You a quick call. Be part. Being. Now you take a call Norris. Jill and Metairie as say agent earlier on with Norris Anderson founder and executive director of voice of the ex offender and I give you an introduction to joke you wanna go any further in Metairie. Sure Kelly it's his guilt from. The main thing the Iowa State is the only person that took away that person right who did a felony to vote with that person but doing a felony. Do right don't do a film don't do comic market do its and that's what the rule we have which saw felt think he can follow god and ask are we should be. Oh wait now. Apparently ten years after he if you if you clean if you about it. Wildly ignores would know. Guest Norris or what is it ten years after you finish whatever year you probate 1000 work. Junior. And yeah you know chance and I'll. Bill well. Now. There are all describe it here you can't sort. When it comes. Out ball one hole at all. Yeah. Has been tripped up when. And you know. He likes it. I hit twenty shift that. So. Why pay. Having access to. And it's. Yet. There. In this country and and the to order a string and you'd take on milk. Are you like to pull it out onto the no I. Asian soul gate into question apple you want the one should be attacked. And in mine in the Camilla the biking I'll bet you got it because camp at the end the engagement others. You. Read it. Roll. It. Which. Commit murder. You know say grants. To. So so. It Cheney. Course. Being. So. Bird you know people from. The hours and robbing people and dot would be yeah which. Consequence. What. So and call. It air analog right to vote at. All. You. All the. He said if they've been in pay taxes would be another felony on. He apparently doesn't see that your weight Norris and I think if you look at and the number of African American people that are in jail. And you look at the rule that ex felons can vote I think you would have to wonder is there a ten year or does it. Unintentionally. Disenfranchise. Black voters. Laurie is that the rule was put in place to punish. Offenders no matter what color you'll are. And as a result. You'd debt gets caught up in net dollars Anderson. Music it was started. As an attempted this in print as black hours. Tiffany nominate him near and edit morning. It. Would grow what's up. Am I am committed and are alt all. You're the dark the criminal justice court. Gain on. We can't and arms rocket parts are looking up there aren't that. What are. Karma in your heart when there. What I. Couldn't copy what could be an Allen. That they didn't go oh. There not at all right well we're court and our members and one in my brain that are could be up out here. A year and you couldn't go. I don't know if you ever looked instantly but our are couple or is. It. Bad day four applaud. You'd get deployed to you. I'm like yeah. Field from. And all that thing. And the whole. God it is refuted the state convention gave. And probably. Involved in this state from using shell. Paul does and all of the world it is the on all of them all it would. Actually. It. Shell is there any way gave legislation put in place currently help people did you I. I'll put some envelope we know. Thought he would. Think about. It tell you happy that people. And we are there. All worked with him you know about. Please note that actually the law now we're in the point. And the other pagan movement now walk on it yet it. It almost one that we did serve all of the office across state and what we are. Local and hopefully they'll be. What we. Came to power. And so this global policy. That been put in late. Even people would view it from being accurate. Are. At the art and art you know. I think it. I applaud and support to get it. Right there and so why don't. I know what. But. Oh. Wouldn't that secret in that we. More four. Ortiz. On the year. The constitution. Laid people. All of the Asia. And we all of these people also they should do well but you look to Asia. Then eligible. Maybe a couple of law you know probation parole if it goes straight races is there should. After that while they're what is the core inflation between the person like that right to vote. The island is our political pol. Thank you Tanzania get a tax ignores them and confused by this. It says a islands and absolutely vote. As long as there are neither in jail or on parole or probation and woody woody and people immediately vote in jail. Well. And all. Of the country out. There. People all in the package people actually in the it. K in some cases. Every day. Call all they're. That would lose in the (%expletive) Portland. Portland has some pretty. In community. Wildly on probation. Girl. All this attention. On people being fitted me. Well I'll I'll give you say you want people to. We have all dog ate like the sentences. And who read the we have four and 40% this is the the primary could be that people can acclimated into the commitment to keep me OK in the and partly what people and they would approach and it fit the twentieth kept calm back. And this. Well you'd pay. What you. Because it it these. Little in. And apply the partisan cool. Is upon something. While yet. But it also acted because McCain. Is trying get me out. So as it stands now. In essence the judge and the Parole Board is deciding who can vote. It in the garbage one. Has to come out on net and Jeff Keppinger said. If the legislature. Immensely to. I know what I'm saying is the Parole Board in inadvertently is determining who votes because. Is that when it. In. One account should. Would it. Why don't get to the it's. Important for the constitution. But. Did you immediately. Change the cool that are. What. On the Australasian. Without question it. You. Would get mad and it won't be that you all. Thank you appreciate your time. Today no hours Anderson founder and executive director of voice of the ex offender. Still wanna talk deal of the Arnold hang on please that idea from it to 60 1870. If you're on parole or probation. Technically you've done your time sued you'd be able to vote.