Last Friday, Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe issued an executive order restoring the voting rights of over 200,000 convicted felons who had finished serving their jail time.

“I see it as a form of reparations, I really do,” said Reverend Irene Monroe, a syndicated religious columnist.

“We know how our judicial system disproportionately put men of colors behind bars a lot of times before DNA was able to be discerned as a way of stating if a person was guilty or not,” she continued. More…