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“Felony disfranchisement mainly served two purposes in North Carolina in the 1950s and 1960s — as threat for would-be offenders, and as a justification for the state’s resistance to voting rights legislation.”


Source: Expert Report of Orville Vernon Burton in Community Success Initiative v. Moore, No. 19-cv-15941 (N.C. Superior Court) May 8, 2020