Justice files discrimination suit aga...

Justice files discrimination suit against city

There are 155 comments on the The Indianapolis Star story from Jul 12, 2007, titled Justice files discrimination suit against city. In it, The Indianapolis Star reports that:

The U.S. Justice Department has filed a discrimination lawsuit against the City of Indianapolis alleging several Indianapolis police officers were discriminated against on the basis of race or gender.

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USA

United States

#1 Jul 12, 2007
Imagine that.
Speedway

Indianapolis, IN

#3 Jul 12, 2007
No doubt I'm gonna be in the vast minority on this, but I say, fair is fair--discrimination DOES go both ways and shouldn't be allowed.
Equality

United States

#4 Jul 12, 2007
Good! The time has come to actually treat people in the manner actually called for by Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. For too long, reverse discrimination has been practiced in a effort to make up for past wrongs. That only perpetuated the friction between the races and created a second wrong.

Let's try to actually judge people on relevant factors and not on the basis of skin color or sex.
old fogy

Louisville, KY

#5 Jul 12, 2007
I hope all these men have a good lead on a new job.
UGH

Indianapolis, IN

#6 Jul 12, 2007
OH FOR GOD'S SAKE!!!
GROW UP YOU NINNIES. S**t happens. Get over it!
Ms J D

Glenwood, IN

#7 Jul 12, 2007
This happens all the time -- white men are the group most discriminated against (it's the natural result of the ridiculous "affirmative action" laws)...I'm told if you want a great anything, look for a white male. He wouldn't be in his position if he wasn't BETTER than all others! I hope they win, and expect they will.
TVS

Roanoke, IN

#8 Jul 12, 2007
Police forces are only as effective as their leadership. As long as Indianapolis promotes people to leadership based on anything other than leadership qualifications, we will not be policed effectively. You can have the greatest cops in the world, but if they are being directed by people who were promoted for reasons other than being the best leaders, those cops will be demoralized and their abilities will be wasted.
Fantastic

Newport, KY

#9 Jul 12, 2007
Oh what a sweet twist!
First thought

AOL

#10 Jul 12, 2007
Go away white guys, this is no longer our country. I heard someone had a bumper sticker that said, "America, love it or give it back".
First thought

AOL

#12 Jul 12, 2007
chad wrote:
More tax dollars used to settle political correctness.
Your right. Only the lawyers win win.
First thought

AOL

#13 Jul 12, 2007
will win, sorry
About Time

United States

#14 Jul 12, 2007
All are good officers and I for one am glad that they are brave enough to do this! Promotions, pay raises etc should be based on merit and performance, not on race or gender!
Elephanthead

Arcanum, OH

#15 Jul 12, 2007
I much prefer promotions based upon race and gender then upon skills and performance of duties. Who needs someone that can aim and protect you when you can have a nice politically correct investigation of your murder.
HAHA

Indianapolis, IN

#17 Jul 12, 2007
this is another show of the whinner's the whinny police crying instead of doing their damn jobs! grow up cry babies you took an oath to protect and serve, NOT GET BACK TO WORK AND QUIT YOUR CRYING!! IF YOUR SCARED STAY HOME
Kanya West

Crown Point, IN

#18 Jul 12, 2007
When I saw that Justice filed a discrimination lawsuit, I knew it had to be to protect white men. George Bush hates black people

Since: May 07

Fishers, IN

#21 Jul 12, 2007
Why don't the back women officers sue, too?
Jack Mahoggoff

Eminence, IN

#22 Jul 12, 2007
Ahhh......the fairness of diversity.
Politcal correctness is no better.
sam

Daytona Beach, FL

#23 Jul 12, 2007
Hope they win, Indiana discriminates against divoriced fathers without even blinking an eye.
Shoe on other foot

United States

#24 Jul 12, 2007
This will be in court for 10 years and nothing will happen except a few law firms getting rich. Its funny, white men enjoyed having this country and all of its perks for hundreds of years and now they want to whine. They were pretty happy when the "whites only" signs were hanging but now all of a sudden they hate discrimination. How soon we forget?
Everyone does it

Clemson, SC

#25 Jul 12, 2007
Bunch of white people suing to make a quick buck. Idiots.

Signed,

The black guys at the Westfield Papa John's restaurant

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