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40 Civil Rights Groups Urge Census to Stop Miscounting Prisoners


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40 Civil Rights Groups Urge Census to Stop Miscounting Prisoners

The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights

WASHINGTON - The Census Bureau has come under fire from a coalition of 40 civil rights, faith, and low-income groups for its proposal to continue miscounting prisoners as residents of their prisons, instead of their homes, leading to a “distortion of democracy” and a “discriminatory census result.”

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