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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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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 Affirmative programs. All white males who suffered from these programs and discrimination from minorities should be extremely compensated. 4 years ago from a Republican in Sargent, GA
I do not feel that minorities should have an advantage over others but the problem of poverty should be addressed. If a child is hungry how can he study?. 4 years ago from a Democrat in Lillington, NC
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, and laws should be passed prohibiting favorable treatment for anybody. 4 years ago from a Republican in West Covina, CA
No they have become a politically correct "quota system". And what and when is a minority. Such as blacks are considered a "minority" but in cities such as Chicago, Oakland, Detroit, and others the blacks are the majority. So should... 4 years ago from a Democrat in Malakoff, TX
No as these laws are now politically correct "quota driven laws" and just what is and when is a race a minority. Such as blacks are considered a minority and given favorable treatment, but in cities like Chicago, Detroit and Atlanta, the blacks... 4 years ago from a Republican in Malakoff, TX
People need to go get jobs! They should not be treated special for being a minority! Help is there for people to get it if they really need it not if they are just lazy!!!!!. 4 years ago from a Republican in Springdale, AR
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
Yes, however it should be used to rectify social disadvantages and then can be done away with once that has been accomplished. 4 years ago from a Socialist in Clementon, NJ
No, Affirmative action is the cause of the American double standards, It should be abolished. 4 years ago from a Republican in Baltimore, MD
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
No, and they should be abolished. 4 years ago from a Libertarian in Annapolis, MD
Do you remember slavery? Do you remember the Civil Rights era? Do you remember Cointelpro? These are all government sponsored legislations and actions that have ruined African Americans for years to come. I do not like "affirmative action"... 4 years ago from a Libertarian in Miami, FL
Only to the point of where it levels the playing field. 4 years ago from a Democrat in Staunton, VA
Not Anymore! They have changed their criteria over time and have gotten involved way in over their heads on things that do not pertain to their cause. Especially on Religion and crime. Their stance was about discrimination of sex and color in employment... 4 years ago from a Republican in Garden City, ID
So how do you tell who is a minority? I look white but I have native blood. Am I (Other)? People should qualify on thier merits problem is this is not reality so, laws must be passed to hire a certain number of minorities regardless of thier skill set or... 4 years ago from a Democrat in Adelanto, CA
No, but we should offer social programs to address poverty regardless of race or ethnicity before any existing affirmative action programs are cut. 4 years ago from a Socialist in North Waltham, MA
No additional programs should be created; however, if the current programs are fulfilling their objectives, they should stay in place. 4 years ago from a Republican in New Braunfels, TX
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