Christian Barnard

Christian Barnard is a Research Assistant at the Foundation for Government Accountability.

Worst Discriminators Against Ex-Offenders? State Governments


An estimated one in three Americans has a criminal record. But given that roughly 95 percent of arrests are for nonviolent, nonsexual offenses, most ex-offenders pose little to no risk to public safety and should face minimal barriers when seeking work. However, employers are still wary of hiring people with any rap sheet — which […]

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