San Francisco rebrands ’convicted felons’ as ’justice-involved persons’

San Francisco rebrands ’convicted felons’ as ’justice-involved persons’

In a bid to sanitize language, San Francisco city’s Board of Supervisors laid out a new ’person-first’ language guidelines. From now on, a convicted felon released from jail will be called a ’justice-involved person’ or a ’returning resident.’

Sandra
Sandra
Ronnie and mags
Ronnie and mags 5 months

Soooo...are justice involved persons allowed to vote?

Avi Khait
Avi Khait 5 months

Orwellian-involved language.

Ken Gainey
Ken Gainey 5 months

I'm sure they were concerned about being called a felon or convict before they decided to commit a felony!

Miles O'Brien
Miles O'Brien 5 months

How about "Wrong side of justice-involved persons"?

VanityCulture_
VanityCulture_ 5 months

aaaaaaaand JIP becomes a new slur. which you won't be able to say.

Andre Gerard
Andre Gerard 5 months

Pedophiles should be called people looking after children in ill advised manner!

Andre Gerard
Andre Gerard 5 months

Language is not the first issue that springs to mind when San Francisco talks about sanitisation!

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