Many dating apps ban people convicted of felonies. Does that make anyone safer?
“It’s using the justice system as a barometer of someone’s worth," a sociologist said.
Jason Hernandez got out of prison in 2015 and started making up for lost time. He’d done nearly 18 years on federal drug conspiracy charges, and only escaped life behind bars because then-President Barack Obama granted him clemency. He settled down near Dallas, began volunteering in schools, visited the White House and wrote a book.
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