restoration of rights

Re-Restore, Re-Register! Miss Community Clovia and Governor Terry McAuliffe talk about his efforts to defend the rights of citizens following non violent felon offenses and restoration of rights. Play audio here..   Miss Community gives a brief summary about the restoration of rights grants for nonviolent felons, their removal from the voter polls following a […]

This is Governor McAuliffe’s New Restoration of Rights Policy Miss Community Clovia and Secretary of the Commonwealth talk about Governor Terry McAuliffe’s Restoration of Rights policy. Play audio here…. The Virginia Supreme Court ruled on July 22, 2016 to revoke the restoration of rights and voter registration eligibility from individuals with felony convictions. Today, August […]

This is Governor McAuliffe’s New Restoration of Rights Policy The Virginia Supreme Court ruled on July 22, 2016 to revoke the restoration of rights and voter registration eligibility from individuals with felony convictions. Today, August 22, 2016 Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe announced that on August 15, that he approved the restoration of rights of nearly […]

This is Governor McAuliffe’s New Restoration of Rights Policy Miss Community Clovia and Secretary of the Commonwealth talk about Governor Terry McAuliffe’s Restoration of Rights policy. Play audio here…. The Virginia Supreme Court ruled on July 22, 2016 to revoke the restoration of rights and voter registration eligibility from individuals with felony convictions. Today, August […]

Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe will give an update on Restoration of Rights at an event in Richmond. The RoR event will be held on Monday August 22, 12:00 p.m. at the Civil Rights Memorial on Capitol Square (on the northeast side of the State Capitol, near the Governor’s Mansion). Please feel free to invite your […]

Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe will give an update on Restoration of Rights at an event in Richmond. The RoR event will be held on Monday August 22, 12:00 p.m. at the Civil Rights Memorial on Capitol Square (on the northeast side of the State Capitol, near the Governor’s Mansion). Please feel free to invite your […]

Miss Community Clovia and Secretary of the Commonwealth Kelly Thomasson had a discussion about the next step for individuals wanting to get their rights restored to vote, run for public office, serve on a jury and become a notary. It’s simple call the Secretary of the Commonwealth’s office to have your rights restored  at 804-692-0104. […]

The Virginia Supreme Court ruled against Governor Terry McAuliffe’s executive order to restore the rights of 206,000 felons. The governor will not give up and will work hard to sign nearly 13,000 individual orders of those who have had their rights restored and registered to vote since April 22, 2016, the signing of the executive […]

On July 19, The Virginia Supreme Court will hear Virginia republicans’ arguments in the case of Governor Terry McAuliffe’s executive order to grant the rights of an additional 206,000 felons. Republican lawmakers filed a lawsuit calling the governor’s executive order an overreach of power. The GOP contends that the rights restoration order was a blanket […]

April 22, 2016 will forever be etched in Virginia’s history because one governor lifted the ban on voter disenfranchisement. Governor Terry McAuliffe signed an executive order to restore the rights of an additional 206,000 individuals with felony offenses. This is not a blanket action as all individuals had to have met the criteria of completing […]

  If you have paid your debt to society for a crime committed should not you be fully restored as a citizen? The Virginia GOP has hired an attorney and may challenge Governor Terry McAuliffe’s executive order that has restored the rights of over 200-thousand individuals with felony offenses in court. “Governor McAuliffe adopted an […]

Governor Terry R. McAuliffe has granted the rights of an additional 206,000 felons bringing the total to 224,000 restoration of rights grants to date. As of April 22, 2016, all individuals that have completed incarceration and have been released from supervised probation and parole are eligible for restoration of rights for felony offenses. I would […]