It's hard enough finding a job these days without having to explain a criminal record. According to a hiring discrimination study conducted by Princeton professor Devah Pager, having a criminal record may cut your chances of getting hired by half.
The recent prison hunger strike in the state of Georgia over the treatment of Miguel Jackson has highlighted the plight of a segment of the American population that has been rendered as virtually invisible.
Nothing is more sacred to our democracy than the fundamental right to vote. Florida cannot be permitted to simply wipe away the rights of hundreds of thousands of Floridians, especially without substantial public debate.