Thuringian verdict: The price of parity

The way in the stands, the state is only stopped once. But the General Trend towards identity politics, a Thuringian constitutional court does not hold. The ide

Thuringian verdict: The price of parity

The way in the stands, the state is only stopped once. But the General Trend towards identity politics, a Thuringian constitutional court does not hold. The idea that the historical injustice and continuing to be cleared at the end of discrimination through quotas and parity forced, is not far-fetched – but a dangerous mistake.

Reinhard Müller

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Because the well-meant promotion of too high a price: the loss of freedom. No one is allowed to discriminate against others, but each organization is free to decide on their members. The internal organization of the parties must conform to democratic principles. Parties are free to how to make your own claims to respond to be people, or clientele of the party.

you can impose quotas – must not. The state should not prescribe them. The Constitution of Thuringia prescribed duty for the equality of men and women is not asking for parity on the country lists of all political parties. Because the members represent – as in the Federal government – the whole people.

Power is not only in Items and places

In Karlsruhe, the choice is attacked law for the Bundestag with the Argument that the legislature was committed to a joint control. It disregards the fact that such a massive intervention in the freedom and equality of choice new injustice, carries in itself. The company should be at a point in the parties, but also companies, feel enough pressure to give women in every respect all the chances on each item.

Updated Date: 16 July 2020, 01:19

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