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Women Victims Again


Now here’s a twist. The U.S. Civil Rights Commission is investigating whether colleges are discriminating against women by giving special admissions assists to men. Some colleges, alarmed at the growing female-to-male ratio (often as high as 3:2), are accepting a higher percentage of men. It sounds like affirmative action, but it can’t be! Affirmative action only applies to protected groups — right? In any case, this is causing some puzzlement at the Washington Post and on Town Hall.


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