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AFFIRMATIVE ACTION
(2007-03-07)
(wgvu) - EIGHT AFFIRMATIVE ACTION PROGRAMS COULD BE
IN JEOPARDY DUE TO PROPOSAL TWO.
BUT MANY STATE PROGRAMS AIMED AT DIVERSITY CAN CONTINUE WITHOUT
CHANGES, ACCORDING TO THE REPORT ADOPTED BY THE STATE CIVIL RIGHTS
COMMISSION.
VOTER-APPROVED PROPOSAL TWO BANS THE USE OF RACE AND GENDER
PREFERENCES IN UNIVERSITY ADMISSIONS AND GOVERNMENT HIRING. THE LAW
TOOK EFFECT DECEMBER 23RD.
OFFICIALS AT MICHIGAN'S PUBLIC UNIVERSITIES SAY THEY'RE
COMPLYING OR ATTEMPTING TO COMPLY WITH THE NEW LAW.
PRO-AFFIRMATIVE ACTION GROUPS HAVE CHALLENGED THE NEW LAW IN
FEDERAL COURT.

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