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However, with many felons returning to prison within three years, how are we to be able to have faith in their good judgment? These are obviously not simple crimes, and if so many returns to a life of crime as soon as they get out, then why should they have the right to vote? Released prisoners with the highest rearrested rates were robbers motor vehicle thieves and those in prison for possessing, using or selling illegal weapons. This would allow all of these felons, most of which return to prison within several years for the same crime, to vote in elections. Why should citizens who have been convicted of a felon have the same right as those who have never been convicted of one? Certainly, they are not of equal value to society when one was thrown in prison for being a danger to society.