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Should Affirmative Action be banned?
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Posted 2/2/09
"The term affirmative action refers to policies that take gender, race, or ethnicity into account in an attempt to promote equal opportunity. The focus of such policies ranges from employment and public contracting to educational outreach and health programs."

Affirmative action is also referred to as "reverse discrimination" and "positive discrimination"
Posted 2/2/09
Polllllllllllllllllsssssss.
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You make me happy I think its smoochie time!
Posted 2/2/09
I dont care..
Posted 2/2/09

Teresa_Yuuki wrote:



we best stop on this thread before we get banned too LOL.


Uhhh.... Affirmative action is bad!!!! Ok, I'm safe.
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define:affirmative action
-he term affirmative action describes policies aimed at a historically socio-politically non-dominant group
-Specific actions in recruitment, hiring, upgrading and other areas designed and taken for the purpose of eliminating the present effects of past discrimination, or to prevent discrimination.


I would gladly enforce it, OP i see no reason on why it would be "bias and discrimination itself"
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Posted 2/3/09
don't care.
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Posted 2/2/09
This belongs in the poll section, so I moved it there.

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Posted 2/3/09

igowako wrote:

don't care.


is it b/c u don't knw wat it is that u don't care..?
or maybe b/c dis isn't affecting u?
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prince_of_poets wrote:

define:affirmative action
-he term affirmative action describes policies aimed at a historically socio-politically non-dominant group
-Specific actions in recruitment, hiring, upgrading and other areas designed and taken for the purpose of eliminating the present effects of past discrimination, or to prevent discrimination.


I would gladly enforce it, OP i see no reason on why it would be "bias and discrimination itself"


well yeah okay...but it shouldn't be used in education though....
it's discrimination itself b/c ppl r judged by their skin color n race... d white ppl dat r being discriminated against...ryt? how is dat preventing discrimination?
n how is it that asian americans r not qualified?



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