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Unformatted text preview: o The coercive power of the state will not be used to discriminate among individuals on the basis of their racial or other group-based characteristics • Constitutional Amendment o “Congress shall make no law authorizing government to take any discriminatory measures of coercion” (F. A. Hayek) o Or o The benefits provided to any particular group by any law will be available to all other identifiable groups (James M. Buchanan) • Examples o Affirmative action employment incentives provided by federal or state law would be available to any employee group. o Federal subsidies for corn/cotton farmers would be available to any other group of producers, including industrial producers....
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This note was uploaded on 03/23/2008 for the course MC 202 taught by Professor Kikiedozie during the Spring '08 term at Michigan State University.
- Spring '08