The right to vote might be seen to be a human right by the European Court of Human Rights, but giving the right to vote to prisoners is proving to be a controversial issue.
Those who have been victims of crime, like Theresa Cave whose son Chris was stabbed to death, do not believe that prisoners have the right to make their voice heard.
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