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Why Target Stopped Asking Job Applicants If They'Ve Been Convicted of a Crime
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, law, crime, americans, activists, lowering the residivism of ex-cons, employment, discrimination, background checks, fairness, fairness, society, news, freedoms, politics )

Cal
- 96 days ago - csmonitor.com
More than 60 counties, cities, and states - and some corporations - are reducing discrimination against former offenders by 'banning the box' from job applications.
Steve Sanetti & the NSSF: Support Comprehensive Background Checks - Please Sign
Society & Culture  (tags: NSSF, Newtown, background checks, gun laws, gun lobby, violence, society, crime, culture )

Angelika
- 555 days ago - signon.org
The National Shooting Sports Foundation, located in Newtown, CT, is the number-two gun lobby in the U.S. Even after the devastating loss of innocent life right in their own town, this organization refuses to support federal universal background checks.
Has Your Governor Read It? ACTION US
Society & Culture  (tags: guns, crime, deaths, gun acquisition, background checks )

Nancy
- 894 days ago - fixgunchecks.org
The man who shot and killed 32 people at Virginia Tech five years ago was able to get his hands on guns because his mental health records hadn't been added to the national background check system.In the wake of that tragedy, Virginia proved that strong...
   

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