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Despite lower crime rates, our prison population is growing

While crime has dropped across the nation and also in Missouri, our state is one of only eight states in which the prison population has been growing. In fact, we rank #3, and we have been in a nip-and-tuck race with Kentucky to take home the coveted (NOT!) prize for most women being incarcerated. How...
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January 11, 2019 Dear Advocate, What does it take to pass improved public policy in Missouri, including reforming old laws that were ill-conceived that have been harming the quality of our common life? It is a lot like gardening. We must be persistent in researching what kinds of seeds can work on our particular piece of...
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Saint Louis University Cross-Cultural Center, Empower Missouri, and the MO HIV Justice Coalition present: HIV is Not a Crime Featuring Rep. Rehder (R) & Rep. McCreery (D) Moderated by Sidney Watson Change the Law, End the Stigma. January 18, 2019 | 6:00 PM Anheuser-Busch Auditorium, Cook Hall, Chaifetz School of Business, Saint Louis University, 3674 Lindell...
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On December 3, 2018 Representative Holly Rehder (R-Sikeston) called a press conference to announce the pre-filing of multiple bills aimed at harm reduction and benefitting the public health. She was joined by a representative of Rep. Tracy McCreery (D-Olivette) who also filed a companion bill to modernize HIV-specific criminal statutes. The document bank below contains...
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Join the St. Louis Chapter for our next FREE Friday Forum The Time is Right for Criminal Justice Reform: Local * State * Federal Panelists: Inez Bordeaux: Close the Workhouse Jeremy Cady: Americans for Prosperity Samantha Stangl: Clark-Fox Family Foundation Friday, January 18, 2019 11:30 AM- Stop by Bloom Café to order lunch 12:00 PM-...
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