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Updated: Is the ACLU Good for America?
11/15/17 - Read new and updated quotes from experts including Sheila Suess Kennedy, JD, Professor and Director of Public Affairs Programs at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (Pro), Dr. Carson Holloway, Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Nebraska (Con), Dr. Judy Kutulas, Professor of History at St. Olaf College (Pro), George H.W. Bush, 41st President of the United States (Con), among many other experts and organizations.
Updated: Should Students Have to Wear School Uniforms?
11/15/17 - One in five US public schools require students to wear school uniforms. Proponents say that school uniforms make schools safer for students, create a "level playing field" that reduces socioeconomic disparities, and encourage children to focus on their studies rather than their clothes. Opponents say school uniforms infringe upon students' right to express their individuality, have no positive effect on behavior and academic achievement, and emphasize the socioeconomic disparities they are intended to disguise. Take a look at our updated website and decide for yourself!
State Felon Voting Laws
11/9/17 - See each state's laws on felon voting: US states are placed within one of five categories ranging from harshest (may lose vote permanently) to least-restrictive (may vote while in prison).