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I don't think you can every prove good faith – no matter what rules or advice we give, there will be concern trolls who are happy to abuse them. I think the best thing you can do is interact with the people reacting to your question and work hard to address their concerns. Generally, it's a matter of switching to a neutral-point-of-view, removing leading ...


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The wording is confusing, but reopen votes and the reopen review queue are actually 2 separate things. A question gets reopened when it gets sufficient reopen votes. To enable improved or improperly closed questions to get reopened, certain actions get the question put into the reopen queue to get additional attention. In the queue, people can review the ...


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I reopened it. I added the summary-request tag because you're asking about background information for protests against this specific nominee. As such, I think it's the scope is sufficiently narrowed down to get useful answers.


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I never saw this 'reopen' question appear in my review queue That's because you already voted to reopen it. This started the review task, which is to be performed by others, as all review tasks in the system do. Three 'Leave Closed' reviews complete a Reopen Votes review queue task (just like three 'Leave Open' reviews complete a Close Votes review queue ...


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I'm surprised this has generated a meta, the closure seems entirely clear cut to me. The close reason is: This question does not appear to be about governments, policies and political processes within the scope defined in the help center. And your question was: In the United States, amongst police forces, are combat veterans more likely to abuse force ...


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Yes it is because what you may consider acceptable free speech someone else may consider unacceptable. Asking people on how to classify what is and isn't acceptable is going to get many different opinions on what should be allowed or not. A good example of this would be the debate with speakers on college campuses and how some of them are not allowed to ...


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The comment Machavity posted on the question summarizes the main problem of the question pretty well: I voted to close as Needs Focus. Your question rambles all over the place and then asks a raft of questions at the end. If you can narrow it down to one, it should be on-topic The main problem seems to be that this question isn't asking one question, it is ...


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I don't think the problem is that it's opinion-based; it's that it lacks focus. Kashmir and Xinjiang are the center of two different geopolitical disputes. In Kashmir, the focus is on disputed territory which is claimed by two nuclear powers. In Xinjiang, the focus is on a region where China places heavy restrictions which has lead to credible claims of ...


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Here's the actual question: I wonder when one making a policy or law (any policy, not just restricted to privacy), does they use descriptive or normative concepts? Or it depends on the topic? At a bare minimum, you need to define the words "they" and "use": Who are "they?" Politicians? Courts? The public? What do you mean by &...


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The title of the question is opinion-based. What is the decisive point for classifying a certain speech as unacceptable? The fact that there are very different laws and regulation around the world about what is and is not acceptable speech and that even in those countries the court rulings are all over the place should tell you that this is a question ...


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Although I answered it, I have to say your question was not well motivated (and even this meta-question is somewhat oddly titled). You could for instance have brought up the fact that military experience is considered an equivalent to police work in hiring decision in some states. It’s not uncommon for police agencies to give priority to those with military ...


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You aren’t understanding the process. For a question to be reopened, five reopen votes (or one reopen vote by a diamond mod) need to be applied to the question. There are two ways a question can receive reopen votes: Someone navigates to the actual question page and clicks the little reopen link (the one with the (4) in your image) Someone sees the ...


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