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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. 4 years ago from a Republican in Washington, DC
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... 4 years ago from a Republican in Greenville, SC
Yes and No. We are all minorities now. Affirmative action is good IF it goes both ways. Too many times do I visit shops or fast food and all are 1 minority race while "majority" ran shops are much more diverse. Equal rights means equal... 4 years ago from a Democrat in Potwin, KS
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, too much affirmative action can lead to overlooking merit too much for it to be a good thing. 4 years ago from a Democrat in Sussex, NJ
Race shouldn't even be a factor--criminal backgrounds, education, punctuality, and all other qualifications need to be assessed far above "race". 4 years ago from a Green in Chevy Chase, DC
Yes, and gender should be added to list of things that cannot be discriminated against (i.e., family law). 4 years ago from a Democrat in Potwin, KS
No, and they should be abolished. 4 years ago from a Libertarian in Annapolis, MD
Mixed. Despite it creating more opportunities for minorities, affirmative action can create a bias towards hiring minorities based on leaving equally qualified workers to be rejected in favor of minorities. 4 years ago from a Democrat in Reynoldsburg, OH
Yes. However, Base it on socioeconomic status, not race/ethnicity. 4 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. 4 years ago from a Democrat in West Hartford, CT
Yes, poverty is the more important issues, economic power grants access to a better life and less crime. 4 years ago from a Democrat in Potwin, KS
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
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 =... 4 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. 4 years ago from a Socialist in North Waltham, MA
Every one is equal, so the basis of the interview in selecting a member for a job should be based on merit and other requirements. 4 years ago from a Republican in Wichita Falls, TX