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Vitaliy Perekhov
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Lived in Denver, CO
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"Without a doubt, the racial consequences of the act perpetuated significantly different arrest rates by race.  An ACLU report found that African Americans make up 15 percent of the country’s drug users but make up 37 percent of the drug arrests, 59 percent of the convictions, and 74 percent of those sentenced to prison.  Prior to the act, the average federal drug sentence for African Americans was 11 percent higher than for whites, but four years later it was 49 percent higher."
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http://www.billtrack50.com/blog/civil-rights/what-can-be-done-about-an-obesity-epidemic/
My new post at +LegiNation.  Should the government legislate over what food we eat?
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My latest entry for +LegiNation.  Find out about why tax payers fund sports stadiums and what can be done about it.  
Minnesota just built a new baseball stadium for the hometown Twins. Target Field is luxurious and spacious and the perfect confines for a competitive baseball team. The Minnesota Vikings, however do not play baseball and thus need a stadium of their own, or so they say. The Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome housed both teams for upwards of 25 years, but the Twins moved and the Vikings lease on the stadium has run out. The team had lobbied the state le...
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http://www.billtrack50.com/blog/health-care/genetically-modified-food-labeling/

By labeling produce as "Genetically Modified" does it create an unfair stigma for the goods?
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In my new +LegiNation post, I look at the trends of more segregation in public schools.
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Let's examine gun control at the state level, before we make any national decisions.  http://www.billtrack50.com/blog/civil-rights/does-the-2nd-amendment-work/
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http://www.billtrack50.com/blog/election/the-future-of-unions/

The demographic shift in union membership poses a greater threat to the future of organized labor than the Wisconsin recall election.  Though those results didn't help.
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Since its inception in the 1960s, affirmative action has been constitutionally embattled, emotionally fraught and politically divisive.
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I wrote about what rights we have and can expect to have for online privacy for +LegiNation . Read about it here: http://www.billtrack50.com/blog/civil-rights/the-right-to-online-privacy/
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    Politics, 2011
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