The U.S. Has Created Too Many Criminals, Wants MORE Regulations to “Solve” the Problem — Activist Post – November 23, 2019

By Ryan McMaken

Increasingly in recent years, criminal-justice-reform activists in states and cities have been campaigning for what is known as “ban the box.” This is an effort to enact new laws and ordinances prohibiting landlords and employers from asking applicants about their criminal histories. The idea is that far too many rehabilitated former criminals are unable to find work, or rent an apartment, thanks to “the box” on application forms that asks about criminal convictions. →

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