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Tennessee state senator’s bil
would ban diversity programs
on college campuses

Daily Caller, by Eric Owens

Original Article

Posted By:KarenJ1, 1/31/2013 10:35:58 AM

A Tennessee state senator has introduced a bill that would abolish diversity programs, ban diversity officers and end preference based on race, ethnicity and gender on college campuses in the Volunteer State. Republican Jim Summerville calls his slate of legislation the “Civil Rights Initiative of 2013,” reports Knoxville NBC affiliate WBIR-TV. In addition to forbidding diversity preference programs, the proposal would prohibit the state from keeping any statistics based on race, gender or ethnicity, or using those criteria for hiring, except as mandated by federal law. “It’s a little demeaning, I think, to classify people

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That will get the leftists screaming like scalded dogs. How would obnoxious women like Jehmu Greene and Sally Kohn survive??

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: snowoutlaw, 1/31/2013 10:44:44 AM     (No. 9150392)

Good idea, Ban things that a few years ago were known to be unconstitutional.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: jeffreyabigail, 1/31/2013 10:47:13 AM     (No. 9150401)

Good for him. All AA does is allow minorities to attend colleges where they are automatically in the bottom 10% academically. If I were black I would tell my HS guidance counselor to assume that I were white, and have me apply to the appropriate schools.

And blacks self-segrate and have their own dorms at most campuses. So what´s the point?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: kenecarroll, 1/31/2013 10:48:33 AM     (No. 9150406)

You can start by banning black ONLY colleges. Won´t happen....

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Reply 4 - Posted by: jackson, 1/31/2013 11:00:15 AM     (No. 9150429)

What´s this guys name? Summerville. Summerville for President!! (Can you imagine weasels like McCain, Rubio, or Jeb doing something like this?)

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Reply 5 - Posted by: JAN, 1/31/2013 11:07:34 AM     (No. 9150458)

Be nice if we could ban these discriminatory practices in our military.



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Reply 6 - Posted by: suziesuburbanite, 1/31/2013 11:09:07 AM     (No. 9150462)

Diversity is a liberal code word for discrimination

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Reply 7 - Posted by: farmwife, 1/31/2013 11:29:08 AM     (No. 9150519)

Good for him! Maybe it won´t pass, but it has been articulated out loud. Tennessee is a pretty conservative place. It will get people thinking about it, and perhaps the day will come when common sense will prevail.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: capt scurvey, 1/31/2013 11:41:02 AM     (No. 9150542)

To have any hope of surviving in the traditional sense, we need to start celebrating unity. Screw diversity...

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Reply 9 - Posted by: LudicrousSextus, 1/31/2013 11:42:34 AM     (No. 9150546)

You go Jim! In today´s warped world, ´diversity´ is code for preferential treatment - much as was given to the current occupant of the White House...

And ´tolerance´ is newspeak for ´putting up with crap that would offend a blind deaf person not even present...´

Diversity *divides* - and tolerance is terrorism.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Kingbubo, 1/31/2013 1:10:35 PM     (No. 9150728)

Affirmative Action ha sbenefitted white women more than any othe rminority group.

There is no such thing as a Black only college. They do not ban whites and whites do attend. They are Historically Black Colleges and are mostly black.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: bob913, 1/31/2013 2:45:33 PM     (No. 9150903)

I thought it was already illegal to base anything on race.
Liberals are the most racist people around.

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