Republican lawmakers plan to submit a bill to the state legislature that would serve as a setback to the restoration of rights for previously convicted persons. You can read more here.
The Va. governor acted one month after the state Supreme Court threw out a broader clemency effort.
This is an interesting interview. Rev. Barber led the “Moral Mondays” in North Carolina, years before folks started paying attention to the way that the legislature was disenfranchising its citizens.