Bill Ritter gets it wrong yet again. Treating one group of people differently than another is not a moral thing to do, and using the power of the state to enforce laws that do that very thing is immorale.
DENVER – Gov. Bill Ritter announced his opposition to a ballot measure that would ban affirmative action in the awarding of state contracts, employment and admission to Colorado universities, calling it a California import that doesn’t fit Colorado.
Ritter on Monday said Amendment 46 would destroy years of progress in education, health care and work force development. Supporters say affirmative action based on race and gender is no longer needed.
Amendment 46 is similar to initiatives bankrolled by former University of California regent Ward Connerly and approved by voters in California, Washington and Michigan. A similar measure is on Nebraska’s ballot.
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