A citizen-initiated state constitutional amendment, Proposal 2 (The “Michigan Civil Rights Amendment”) was passed into law during the 2006 November election with a 58% majority vote. The proposal amended the Michigan State Constitution to ban affirmative action programs that give preferential treatment to groups or individuals based on their race, gender, color, ethnicity or national origin for public employment, education or contracting purposes.
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Georgia puts Bible back into public schools
Sponsored by Sens. Rogers, Williams, et al, and signed into law in 2006 by Gov. Sonny Perdue, SB79 provides for the offering of state funded high school courses in the History and Literature of the Old Testament Era and the History and Literature of the New Testament Era; also provides for the adoption of the curricula for such courses by the State Board of Education.
Also: “Georgia to teach Bible”
Georgia gets Ten Commandments in judicial buildings and courthouses
Sponsored by Rep. Tommy Benton and signed into law in 2006 by Gov. Sonny Perdue, HB941 authorizes the display of certain historical documents, including religious documents such as the Ten Commandments, as part of the foundation of American law and government. Authorizes the Attorney General to defend counties who display documents relative to the religious heritage of America.