Greg Cohoon (drmellow) wrote,
Greg Cohoon

Bake sales used to protest affirmative action

Thanks to hillarygayle for pointing this one out: Bake sales used to protest affirmative action (

SEATTLE, Washington (AP) -- Campus bake sales by conservatives who oppose affirmative-action are cooking up discord -- and complaints about restrictions on free speech.

Organizers charge white students $1 for a cookie, while blacks and other minorities pay 25 to 95 cents. Doughnuts are available for 50 cents to everyone except Asian Americans and whites, who cannot purchase them.

Unfair? So is affirmative action, organizers contend.


(x-posted to conservatism, well attempted to -- there apears to be some sort of posting issue now. Edit: Ah, it's there now. It seems that conservatism is a moderated community now -- it just took a little while to be approved and posted.)


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