Sept. 30, 2010 12:00 AM
The Arizona Republic
Affirmative action was a catch-up plan, adding extra opportunity where it had been missing in education and the workplace. The time was going to come when affirmative action was no longer necessary.
That time is now.
Voters should approve Proposition 107, which would amend the Arizona Constitution to ban affirmative-action programs in public employment, public education or public contracting.
Affirmative action has reached the point where its drawbacks outweigh its advantages. We need to stop putting a well-intended thumb on the scale.
Read more, including AAAA's response: http://www.azcentral.com/arizonarepublic/opinions/articles/2010/09/30/20100930thur2-30.html#ixzz11OyFDYi4