If a person served their time for a felony should they continue to be punished?
Equal Employment Opportunities Commission directive posted to its website which advises employers that the results of criminal background checks can’t be used to exclude applicants because of the effects such practices may have on “protected groups.”
82% of people in a survey reported being denied housing because of a felony or knowing someone who is a felon.
Do you feel it is fair to discriminate against them because of a paid for, past mistake?
Is it not important to have them become a contributing member of society?
Would you be afraid to have a felon living next to you?