Sen. Paul Commends Kentucky House for Passing Restoration of Voting Rights Amendment
Urges State Senate to Act on Important Issue
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Sen. Rand Paul today released the following statement after the Kentucky House of Representatives passed House Bill 70, a proposed constitutional amendment which would restore the right to vote for non-violent felons who have completed their sentences, by a vote of 82-12:
"I commend the Kentucky House of Representatives for passing House Bill 70 and taking this step forward in restoring voting rights in the Commonwealth," said Sen. Paul. "The right to vote is a sacred one in our country and it is the very foundation of our republic. I urge the Kentucky Senate to act on this very important issue."