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Should it be legal to discriminate? Check all that apply.

Discussion in 'Political Discussion' started by Patters, Mar 4, 2006.

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Should it be legal to discriminate? Check all that apply.

  1. Yes, on the basis of color

    22.2%
  2. Yes, on the basis of gender

    29.6%
  3. Yes, on the basis of sexual preference

    22.2%
  4. Yes, on the basis of religion

    22.2%
  5. Yes, on the basis of age

    29.6%
  6. Yes, on the basis of political views

    25.9%
  7. No, it should never be legal to discriminate

    66.7%
Multiple votes are allowed.
  1. Stokes

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    I (gasp) pretty much agree with you here Patters (wait I just threw up in my mouth a little), but I would use a different line of reasoning. Gov't has a role in preventing discrimination because the discrimination prevents other citizens (the discriminated) from living as equals. Allowing institutional discrimination would be akin to allowing something like theft, which if it is perpetrated against you prevents you from living the life you want (cue up the tax jokes!). I believe in a less intrusive government, but even I agree that a vital role of government is ensuring fair treatment of its citizens.
     

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