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“ It is Zimmer’s policy that no employee or interviewee will ever undergo a criminal background check. Conventional retail wisdom says this guarantees petty larceny on a grand scale. In fact, the company loses a mere 0.4 percent of revenue to theft, way less than the typical 1.5 percent loss suffered by big retailers “I don’t trust the U.S. justice system to get it right,” says Zimmer, who is himself a recovering alcoholic. “I’d rather make my own decisions, and I believe in giving people a second chance.
“ Minnesota has a second class education system that charges students to play sports. But we have world class sports stadiums so they can sit on the couch and watch their “home” team. And we wonder why we have obesity problems.
“ The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis and religious conservatives had pushed for the carve-out, arguing in part that the effort to regulate school anti-harassment activities was an extension of the same-sex marriage push and an infringement on religious liberties.
— Good thing churches are exempt in the anti-bullying bill. What could cramp a school’s religious freedom more than the inability to bully children?
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