Melissa Harris-Perry (MSNBC)

On her show MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry and her guests discussed voter disenfranchisement, particularly in terms of how states' restrictions of the voting rights of felons affects the political process and the prison system. According to one guest, Glenn Martin, vice president of public affairs for the Fortune Society, recidivism is related to how disconnected a felon is from society — by not being able to vote, for example.

Watch Melissa Harris-Perry and her guests tackle this political subject below:

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