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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
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, no one should be granted favorable treatment on any basis. However, discrimination based on ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender, etc. should be prosecuted. 4 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... 4 years ago from a Republican in Greenville, SC
Limited and focussed. 4 years ago from a Democrat in Friendswood, TX
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
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
Minority groups should be given equal chances to a majority. They should not receive a job because of their ethnicity, but they should not be disqualified because of their race. 4 years ago from a Republican in Alexander, AR
Racism should be dealt with directly by community organizations meeting the racists head on and fighting against them if necessary. 4 years ago from a Socialist in Portland, OR
Yes. However, Base it on socioeconomic status, not race/ethnicity. 4 years ago from a Republican in University Park, PA
No. There should be no more minorities except for income levels. The amount of benefits you get should not be because of your skin color & should be equal for all. 4 years ago from a Republican in Stow, OH
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
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
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
No, fair hiring for jobs should lie on the business owner not the government. There should not be programs giving ANYONE special treatment because of the color of their skin. 4 years ago from a Libertarian in Clemmons, NC