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Should your university or company have the right to ask about someone's prior convictions in their admission or job application?

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Yes
39%
No
61%
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Amy Hildebrand

How can anyone possibly have an opportunity to rebuild themselves and their lives post conviction? You must be allowed to make a mistake, we are all only human.

10:10 AM | April 16, 2016

Anonymous

Just to know their history and see how they've reformed

10:10 AM | April 16, 2016

Anonymous

Only in the case of violent felony convictions.

10:10 AM | April 16, 2016

S

It has only been used to discriminate

10:10 AM | April 16, 2016

Jlf

They have done their time. We need to practice forgiveness, all the time.

10:10 AM | April 16, 2016

Bud Conlin

Everyone deserves a chance, a foot in the door.

10:10 AM | April 16, 2016

Art Vandelay

They don't need to know my birthday or whether or not I'm married, so they shouldn't be allowed to ask for this either.

10:10 AM | April 16, 2016

Melanie

If a debt is paid, a debt is paid.

10:10 AM | April 16, 2016

Anonymous

It's not the asking that is so much the problem as it is the discriminating because of it.

3:15 PM | April 15, 2016

Anonymous

A person should not be labeled or punished because of their actions on the worst day of their lives

3:15 PM | April 15, 2016

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