>From: Sherwood Smith <[log in to unmask]>
>Subject: Are you aware of this?
>> SENATE BILL ON NO FUNDING FOR MINORITIES IN COLLEGE!!
>> A bill will be heard in Congress next week to prohibit affirmative
>> in admissions for ANY institution of higher education that receives
>> federal funding (Pell grants, loans, etc.). This would end
>> action in EVERY COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY IN THE UNITED STATES!
>> Rep.Frank Riggs (R-CA), Chairman of the House Education Subcommittee
>> Children, Youth, and Families an ANTI-AFFIRMATIVE ACTION in
>> amendment Act is voted on the floor NEXT WEEK. The amendment would
>> prohibit all institutions of higher education from using affirmative
>> action in its admission decisions. If even one student at the
>> receives federal funds (i.e. a Pell Grant or Student Loan), they
>> be violating federal law under this proposal. Affirmative action
>> be illegal even if the school believes it is necessary to ensure a
>> student body, or to remedy past or present discrimination.
>> Call members of Congress (202) 224-3121 and the President (202)
>> They need to hear from us how important affirmative action is.
>> PASS THIS MESSAGE ON TO EVERYONE YOU KNOW!
>> EVERYONE WILL LOSE IF THIS BILL BECOMES THE LAW OF THE LAND!
>>Kathleen M. Kirby, Ed.D.
>>Associate Professor and Licensed Psychologist
>>ECPY Training Director
>>Department of Educational and Counseling Psychology
>>Clinical Supervisor of the Learning Improvement Center
>>School of Education
>>University of Louisville, Louisville, KY 40292
>>(502) 852-0631 fax=(502) 852-0629 [log in to unmask] "The only
>>difference between a rut and a grave is the depth."
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>Office of the Provost,
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