This November, voters in Oklahoma will consider a ballot measure banning affirmative action in public-sector hiring. And in October, the Supreme Court will hear arguments in the Fisher v. University of Texas case – centered on the use of affirmative action in public-university admissions. As the second installment in our One Minute Debate series for election 2012, three writers give their brief take on whether the United States still needs affirmative action.
University of Texas sociologist Mark Regnerus, the author of a controversial study of children with a parent who at some point had a same-sex relationship, testified in defense of Michigan's ban on gay marriage.
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