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Distribution of answers submitted by Household (Non-Married Couple) voters.
Data includes total votes submitted by visitors since Mar 20, 2012. For users that answer more than once (yes we know), only their most recent answer is counted in the total results. Total percentages may not add up to exactly 100% as we allow users to submit "grey area" stances that may not be categorized into yes/no stances.
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Affirmative action is a policy that encourages the increased representation of members of a minority group. In the U.S. these policies are often enacted by employers and educational institutions in education or employment. See recent affirmative action news
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No. Affirmative action is no longer needed and hurts those who are qualified but aren't the minority. 5 years ago from a Republican in Washington, DC
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. 5 years ago from a Republican in Indianapolis, IN
No, and laws should be passed prohibiting favorable treatment for anybody. 5 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... 5 years ago from a Republican in Lake Worth, FL
Yes, however it should be used to rectify social disadvantages and then can be done away with once that has been accomplished. 5 years ago from a Socialist in Clementon, NJ
No, and they should be abolished. 5 years ago from a Libertarian in Annapolis, MD
Racism should be dealt with directly by community organizations meeting the racists head on and fighting against them if necessary. 5 years ago from a Socialist in Portland, OR
Yes. However, Base it on socioeconomic status, not race/ethnicity. 5 years ago from a Republican in University Park, PA
No, but we should offer social programs to address poverty regardless of race or ethnicity before any existing affirmative action programs are cut. 5 years ago from a Socialist in North Waltham, MA