|Memorable City Setaside Quotes:
"We cannot allow minority-owned brokers and supplier
companies to simply pass along contracts to white-owned businesses." -- Pittsburgh NAACP President Tim Stevens.
"The courts have decided that using [racial and
gender] preferences as a criteria and lowering standards for one group discriminates
against another group. And using set asides and preferential pricing preferences in
contracting is inappropriate, as well; it's unconstitutional." -- Florida Gov. Jeb Bush.
"For now, then, [white-owned] businesses that don't
like being discriminated against [because of racial preferences] must go to court to
vindicate their constitutional rights." -- Roger
Clegg, Center for Equal Opportunity, and John Sullivan, Project on Civil Rights and Public