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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  • Jen Patton
    signed 2017-12-10 12:58:23 -0600
  • Frankie Edwards Bey Sr.
    posted about this on Facebook 2016-02-25 14:20:07 -0600
    Sign the petition: Governor Nixon: Ban the Box
  • Frankie Edwards
    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
  • Doug Landau
    signed 2016-01-05 18:59:01 -0600
  • Sharon Webb
    signed 2016-01-03 15:33:49 -0600
    Punishment should not continue for the rest of one’s life.
  • salvatore cento
    posted about this on Facebook 2015-12-22 07:49:51 -0600
    Sign the petition: Governor Nixon: Ban the Box
  • salvatore cento
    @blackball07 tweeted link to this page. 2015-12-22 07:49:48 -0600
    Sign the petition: Governor Nixon: Ban the Box http://www.jamilahnasheed.com/ban_the_box?recruiter_id=9061
  • salvatore cento
    signed 2015-12-22 07:49:29 -0600
  • Michael Altman
    signed 2015-12-18 10:01:42 -0600
    Long over due!!!!!
  • Michael McPhearson
    signed 2015-12-18 09:48:35 -0600
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    signed 2015-12-18 04:23:36 -0600
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    signed 2015-12-08 02:56:14 -0600
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    signed 2015-12-06 13:17:17 -0600
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    signed 2015-12-05 23:03:41 -0600
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    signed 2015-12-04 16:15:12 -0600
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