On #MarylandDay we commemorate all that our state has accomplished 386 years since its founding, and look ahead.
Our resiliency, diversity and willingness to look out for one another is our strength. It will carry us through these challenges and make our communities whole again. https://t.co/yaaJT30j34
Republicans primarily protest diversity propositions because they feel the measures would force businesses to hire and give promotions based on race, gender, and other factors instead of skills and accomplishments. They also feel the focus on diversity creates divisive labels rather than an inclusive atmosphere. source
Democrats back the bill to repeal wealthy business tax cuts to fund proactive measures like education and a diverse resume pool that businesses can use to find qualified and diversified candidates. source