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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
- 646 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.
Volunteers of America
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, culture, education, ethics, fairness, freedoms, government, news, police, politics, rights, society, teachers unions )

Kit
- 1898 days ago - truth-out.org
There were many voices this last month that raised the cry, "We are all Egyptians!" Well, today I am from Wisconsin, and I am damned proud to say so.
US Sen. Barrasso Seeks Tribal Input on Settlement
Society & Culture  (tags: settlement, Native Americans, government, fairness )

Lone
- 2195 days ago - businessweek.com
U.S. Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., says he's seeking feedback from tribal leaders throughout the country on a proposed $3.4 billion
As Court Fees Rise, The Poor Are Paying The Price
Society & Culture  (tags: law and order, fairness, inequality, justice for some, politics, rights, law, government, freedoms, dishonesty, americans, society, ethics, crime, culture, government )

Cal
- 712 days ago - npr.org
A yearlong NPR investigation found that the costs of the criminal justice system in the United States are paid increasingly by the defendants and offenders. It's a practice that causes the poor to face harsher treatment than others who commit identical cr
Study Shows Voters With Disabilities Face Access Barriers
Society & Culture  (tags: disabilities, fairness, americans, culture, ethics, freedoms, government, humans, interesting, news, society, sadness, rights, politics )

Carrie
- 1360 days ago - usatoday.com
Voter turnout for people with disabilities is 11 percentage points lower than non-disabled, a number that "doesn't appear to be shrinking significantly," said Lisa Schur of Rutgers University, co-author of the study in Social Science Quarterly
Petition: Change the Law of Rape in Canada
Society & Culture  (tags: Canadian Government, raping, laws, ethics, fairness, violence, justice system, prevention of sexual abuse, penalties, victim protection, politics )

Sabine
- 153 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
In Canada the law of rape clearly states if you say NO, its rape, but it doesn't seem to be the case. If you even submit out of FEAR, it is NO LONGER considered rape, and all these girls/boys who are stuck being raped and being left with "Doesn't...
   

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