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Any one else think it's time to get rid of affirmative action?

Obviously it's no longer needed.

 
Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 8:48 PM on Nov. 5, 2008 in Politics & Current Events

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Answers (37)
  • It is def. in force for college entry, they want to meet their quota to make sure it is a diverse school so they will take someone of one race over another even if their scores are lower. I don't think it should have ever have been implemented in the first place because that just divides us in another way....its backwards thinking.
    amyrw

    Answer by amyrw at 8:55 PM on Nov. 5, 2008

  • what are you talking about?!?!?!?
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:48 PM on Nov. 5, 2008

  • I had no idea it was still in effect.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:48 PM on Nov. 5, 2008

  • For everything, not just jobs.
    akinbottom2

    Answer by akinbottom2 at 8:49 PM on Nov. 5, 2008

  • I am thinking that it will more enforced than ever. Sad.
    lifeasinoit

    Answer by lifeasinoit at 8:51 PM on Nov. 5, 2008

  • They should get rid of it, but I don't think Obama will. It's howhis wife got into Princeton andHarvard, with AA preferences. I don't think he used any, but she states plainly that she did, and she's proud of it.
    pagan_mama

    Answer by pagan_mama at 9:02 PM on Nov. 5, 2008

  • I do. I think it encourages discrimination and hate. We just elected our first minority President. I don't think we need it any longer.
    Allysmom95

    Answer by Allysmom95 at 9:02 PM on Nov. 5, 2008

  • Yes, let's get rid of it. Then, I'd like someone to pay back for me the $100,000 in student loans I have because I couldn't get scholarships, even with my good grades and activities because I didn't fall into any ethnic category that had scholarships.

    Pnukey

    Answer by Pnukey at 9:03 PM on Nov. 5, 2008

  • Heck no! Pretty soon the whites are gonna need it!
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:05 PM on Nov. 5, 2008

  • well being that affirmative action also helps women sure...let's get rid of it. I guess sometimes women forget that we are the minority too.
    bxbsmommy

    Answer by bxbsmommy at 9:18 PM on Nov. 5, 2008