Leftists have a tendency to assume that just because someone has “paid his debt to society” that he/she is completely transformed as an individual and is now as pure as the wind-driven snow at their core.
While it is a central tenet of Christianity to forgive and allow someone to redeem themselves, I would personally prefer that people with a history of convictions for violent behavior be allowed to redeem themselves working at a car wash or a cement factory rather than looking after my Grandmother.
A bunch of Losertarian types on this forum feel the same way - that convicts should automatically get their RKBA back, just because they have completed their sentence.
I like the idea of convicts having a job waiting for them right out of prison, but it needs to be somewhere where people are not vulnerable. Once they prove themselves, then they can have a position of trust...