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10 of the Most Ridiculous Things That States Deny To Ex-Offenders

controlled substance offenses, driving school instructor, Editor's Picks, Felony, grand juror, Ineligible for student financial aid, ineligible to reside with adopted child, landscape architect, List -

10 of the Most Ridiculous Things That States Deny To Ex-Offenders

The 14th Amendment says voting rights can be denied “for participation in rebellion or other crime.” But American states have dramatically expanded the punishment inflicted on ex-offenders over the past three decades, denying them an astounding array of rights. By some estimates, there are up to 50,000 legally mandated collateral consequences, including restrictions on housing, employment, public benefits and immigration. Here are some of the most absurd.

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Georgia

Deny/suspend/revoke massage therapist license (conviction for felony or crime of moral turpitude)

Triggering offense: Any felony; crime of moral turpitude; crimes involving fraud, dishonesty, misrepresentation or money-laundering

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Mississippi

Ineligible for scrap metal dealer permit

Triggering offense: Crimes involving fraud, dishonesty, misrepresentation or money-laundering


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