Governor Nixon: Ban the Box

Let's stop discriminating against former offenders and give them a true second chance. Tell Governor Nixon that it's time to ban the box in Missouri.

Forcing Missourians to check a box on employment applications to note that they have committed a crime, even if it was decades ago, is not fair. Doing so allows employers to discriminate against former offenders, slashing their hopes at a new job and a new life. Give those who have paid their debt to society a truly fair chance at a new start by banning the box in Missouri. 

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  • posted about this on Facebook 2016-02-25 14:20:07 -0600
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  • signed via 2016-02-25 14:19:01 -0600
    I’m a 26 yr old AA born in raise in North St.Louis City in Baden in my community we can not grow with a box on a sheet of paper that do not really tell something about a person… my city support banning the box in Missouri. By: Frankie D Edwards
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    Punishment should not continue for the rest of one’s life.
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    Long over due!!!!!
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