Affirmative Action

Jun 15, 2009

Congress Threatens to Eliminate All Federal Affirmative Action Programs

The full Judiciary Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives will vote on Thursday, November 6, 1997 to determine whether they will send the deceptively named Civil Rights Act of 1997 to a full vote on the House floor. This bill (H.R. 1909) repeals all existing federal affirmative action programs and policies in contracting and employment.

Nov 5, 1997

LULAC Calls on Congress to Reject Anti-Affirmative Action Bills

LULAC called on Congressman to reject the deceptively named Civil Rights Act of 1997 which would abolish all Federal Affirmative Action programs. The full Judiciary Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives will vote on Thursday, November 6, 1997 to determine whether they will send the bill to a full vote on the House floor.

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