Bill: Affirmative Action
Votes: This is an ordinary bill. It requires more yes votes than no votes. This bill will not pass any sooner than the deadline.
Voting deadline: April 2101
|To level the playing field, there needs to be some positive discrimination.|
Old value:: The government does not regulate hiring policies.
Current: Hiring policies are regulated by local governments.
Proposed: The government encourages positive discrimination and enforces it for government hiring.
These messages have been posted to debate on this bill:
|Date||22:09:44, August 20, 2005 CET||From||Socialist Liberal Party||To||Debating the Affirmative Action|
|Message||I am aware that this will be a contriversial subject. However, it is the deepfelt belief of the Socialist Liberal Party that to level the playing field posistive discrimination needs to be encouraged. For too long, ethnic minorities and women have been discriminated against, this discrimination today means that it is harder for certain groups to gain employment, this act ensures that these groups get the same opportunities as everyone else.|
|Date||23:09:26, August 20, 2005 CET||From||Freedom Party||To||Debating the Affirmative Action|
|Message||There has been no history of opression of minorities in Aloria and thus the Freedom Party finds that "Affrimative Action" is uncalled for.|
|Date||23:36:54, August 20, 2005 CET||From||Socialist Liberal Party||To||Debating the Affirmative Action|
|Message||Can the honerable member prove there is no discrimination?|
|Date||19:56:33, August 22, 2005 CET||From||Freedom Party||To||Debating the Affirmative Action|
|Message||Can the honorable member prove that there has been discrimination?|
|Date||14:18:14, August 23, 2005 CET||From||Socialist Liberal Party||To||Debating the Affirmative Action|
|Message||Mr. Speaker, when you have a socity, it is proven that there will be wrongdoers. For example, it is expected in a nation, 2% of those born will turn out criminals. It is highly nieve to suspect that there is no discrimination in Aloria because it happens. This is why the law needs to be passed so the government can say we accept there may be problems but we want to combat it.|
|Date||12:00:16, August 25, 2005 CET||From||Alorian Socialist Party||To||Debating the Affirmative Action|
|Message||Fighting descrimination with descrimination, if the end result is equality then who am I to argue?.....too much.|
|Date||18:26:09, August 25, 2005 CET||From||Fair Capitalism Party||To||Debating the Affirmative Action|
|Message||Affirmative action is a rediculous and flawed concept - we believe no discrimination is good whatsoever.|
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