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Monday, October 02, 2006

Michigan Proposal 2: Banning Affirmative Action

In November, Michigan voters will have an opportunity to enact Proposal 2 which will amend the Michigan Constitution to "[b]an public institutions from using affirmative action programs that give preferential treatment to groups or individuals based on their race, gender, color, ethnicity or national origin for public employment, education or contracting purposes."

The Michigan Catholic Conference is opposing Proposal 2, arguing that it is "Unjust for Michigan." Catholics in the Public Square has posted both the MCC's newsletter in opposition to Proposal 2 and also a letter written to Cardinal Maida which offers a Catholic argument in support of Proposal 2.

We report. You decide.

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