Slavery is on the ballot for voters in 5 US states

FILE - In this June 17, 2020, file photo, Rep. Edmond Jordan, D-Baton Rouge, speaks in Baton Rouge, La. Voters in five states will soon decide whether to end loopholes that led to forced labor for those convicted of some crimes. None of the proposals would force changes, though they could lead to legal challenges related to how states use prison labor. (AP Photo/Melinda Deslatte, File)

Slavery is on the ballot for voters in 5 US states