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Arkansas123 July 1st, 2013 6:45pm

Today is the anniversary of Mississippi University for Women v. Hogan (1982). The Supreme Court ruled 5-4 that it is discriminatory against men for the state to offer an all-female nursing program even if there are two coeducational alternatives.

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knetzere Illinois
07/01/13 4:42 pm

I believe the issue is with it being state run.

barbearnj Dreaming of Banff
07/01/13 3:08 pm

In my nursing school we cherished our guys.

andrewser Miami Lakes
07/01/13 2:42 pm

Some how in the countries without super strict discrimination policies, the levels of social discrimination are lower than in the US...

andrewser Miami Lakes
07/01/13 2:38 pm

See, <21 is the only age group whose disagree.... I'm in the <21 group, so what does that means???

Keldeo Laverre City
07/01/13 1:18 pm

That's like saying anything exclusive to a particular gender is discriminatory to the other.

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Keldeo Laverre City
07/01/13 3:29 pm

Let's see what my followers think...

boboli
07/01/13 3:55 pm

I'm not saying it definitely is, but everyone would get really riled up a girl were barred from joining a boys football team or if a guy couldn't be a cheerleader. And if this were a woman going to an all male school, I think everyone would agree.

boboli
07/01/13 3:55 pm

Good poll question though!

Arkansas123 Neoconservative
07/01/13 11:55 am

Joe Hogan wanted to become a nurse. There were three nursing schools in Mississippi: Ole Miss, Southern Miss, and MUW. He could have chosen to attend any of these schools, but he wanted to attend MUW. He sued MUW for being a women's college and won.

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Arkansas123 Neoconservative
07/01/13 11:48 am

"The Court decides today that the Equal Protection Clause makes it unlawful for the State to provide women with a traditionally popular and respected choice of educational environment" (Powell, J., dissenting).

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