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All citizens should receive EQUAL treatment under all laws of the United States. 4 years ago from a Republican in Moreno Valley, CA
Govco should help people of all races & ethnicity to HELP THEMSELVES. 50 years ago, affirmative action was necessary. Now it often causes simple reverse discrimination. Now, anybody of any race or ethnicity can succeed in equal measure given effort... 4 years ago from a Democrat in Fort Mill, SC
GIVING SPECIAL TREATMENT TO MINORITIES IS STILL A FORM OF HIPOCRACY..... I DO BELIEVE THAT THOSE WHO NEED HELP SHOULD BE GIVEN HELP AND TOUGHT TO HELP THEMSELVES AND OTHERS... NOT TO JUST LIVE ON HANDOUTS FOR THE REST OF THEIR LIVES. 4 years ago from a Republican in Indianapolis, IN
No, no one should be granted favorable treatment on any basis. However, discrimination based on ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender, etc. should be prosecuted. 4 years ago from a Republican in Alexandria, VA
Affirmative action should be replaced with vigorous enforcement of equal opportunity laws backed up by draconian penalties. 4 years ago from a Democrat in Garden City, MI
There are very few affirmative action programs still in existence so the issue is not important. 4 years ago from a Democrat in Fort Worth, TX
No anyone who wants to work should get training in the field they want to work in. This should start by age 10. No welfare more people will want to work. 4 years ago from a Republican in Vilonia, AR
No, and laws should be passed prohibiting favorable treatment for anybody. 4 years ago from a Republican in West Covina, CA
No. Ppl with intelligence hire other ppl based on qualifications, merit, etc. Hiring based on race and/or gov't imposed quotas is unfair to the best candidate if he or she doesn't meet the race/gender requirement. Racism is a dying idea, thank... 4 years ago from a Republican in Lake Worth, FL
Studies should be done to see where fairness will or will not prevail without aap's and states and counties make final decisions. 4 years ago from a Republican in Saint Paul, MN
Minority groups should be given equal chances to a majority. They should not receive a job because of their ethnicity, but they should not be disqualified because of their race. 4 years ago from a Republican in Alexander, AR
No. There should be no more minorities except for income levels. The amount of benefits you get should not be because of your skin color & should be equal for all. 4 years ago from a Republican in Stow, OH
Yes, to some extent. 4 years ago from a Democrat in Depew, NY
Yes, when it comes to education in high poverty areas and in government positions. 4 years ago from a Democrat in Sturgis, MI
Underserved areas should be allowed to build and develop regardless of the race or identity of the community.
The potential of the individual should be considered before the classification. 4 years ago from a Democrat in Florence, KY