Give Felons The Right To Join The Army/Military

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I am asking congress to support letting felons into the army/military. I think that if someone has proven to change there ways in life and be a role model citizen then there is no reason to not let them join. This is descrimination against USA citizens. These people are trying to better there life and that is what the USA stands for.

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I think they would want to let us join. Felon or not were still human. And it should be a fair and equal right for us all. At least as for as joining the military because we would have to be the one down with it.
To whom it may concern,
My husband wants to join the military. He has 5 felonies all at least 6 years ago and longer. He has changed his life significantly and wants to serve his country but he cannot. I think this is ridiculous and should be a case to case basis, they immediately turned him away once they heard 'felony'. Felons can change too. Everyone deserves a second chance, maybe they should be allowed a probationary period where they are watched more than others. This needs to change.
Thank you for your time.
I have felonies I did bad decisions when I was younger I want join military to serve my country and do somthing productive with my life
I want join military but I have felonies did bad mistakes when I was younger trying do somthing productive in my life by serving my country
This would change my whole life. Thank you deeply.
Give me a second chance!
Been out 12 years , an always tried to get in military, with no luck...even wrote to boxer, and feinstein for a realease of disability, an a pardon, for my wrights back,....an they replied ...we only do that for people we know...... (who knows a senetor, mayor etc?????)....
When I was 18 I was convicted of accessory after the fact of a strong arm robbery....wasnt even me who did the crime ..he just jumped in my car after an was in a hurry.....I didnt rat on him so was charged with accessory...did 1 year in la county...an 16 months in chino.....im 31 now with 2 kids an been a union carpenter since 18 as well....I hunt with a bow and would like my gun wrights back to teach my kids, an also not to worry anymore...I woyld even join the military as it has been a life long dream for me....its all documented an on paper....anyway hopefully somebody cares and does something...
Been out 12 years , an always tried to get in military, with no luck...even wrote to boxer, and feinstein for a realease of disability, an a pardon, for my wrights back,....an they replied ...we only do that for people we know...... (who knows a senetor, mayor etc?????)....
I think we can be an example. An example that shows someone who's made mistakes, can change and be a romodel to our youth. Please congress let felons, like myself, fight for our country that we love so much.