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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, no one should be granted favorable treatment on any basis. However, discrimination based on ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender, etc. should be prosecuted. 5 years ago from a Republican in Alexandria, VA
I support helping anyone who is willing and able or those unable to help themselves and contribute to the society as responsible citizen. I believe that everyone regadless of race, ethnicity or otherwise should have the same opportunities. Favoring any... 5 years ago from a Republican in Greenville, SC
Race shouldn't even be a factor--criminal backgrounds, education, punctuality, and all other qualifications need to be assessed far above "race". 5 years ago from a Green in Chevy Chase, DC
We shouldn't favor one ethnicity, sexual orientation, or gender. Because in spite of the intentions of nondiscrimination, people become more prejudiced because they favor only one ethnicity or etc. We should all be equal, especially in the work area. 5 years ago from a Republican in Helotes, TX
No, and they should be abolished. 5 years ago from a Libertarian in Annapolis, MD
Yes. However, Base it on socioeconomic status, not race/ethnicity. 5 years ago from a Republican in University Park, PA
Undecided, I know the way minorities have historically have been treated continues to affect people today, but I want everyone to be judged on their own merits. 5 years ago from a Democrat in West Hartford, CT
Yes, and we should offer social programs to address poverty that is a result of treatment of minorities. 5 years ago from a Democrat in Brattleboro, VT
Affirmative action should focus on socio-economic background rather than "race". True, it would still disproportionately benefit certain minority groups, but it would put an end to the insidious conceit that black = disadvantaged or hispanic =... 5 years ago from a Democrat in Chevy Chase, MD
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