May 04, 2015

Petition · Change the laws on mandatory life sentences, deal with issues racial disparities, and racial profiling among minorities in the State of Iowa. ·

"In the State of Iowa, 9.4 percent of African American adult males are incarcerated. Iowa is third highest percentage of racial disparities". According to Cady. Some African American men are often convicted and sentenced to life in prison without any physical evidence of them committing the crime. Minorities in the State of Iowa are often convicted (by all white jurors) If they refuse to take...

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