• Service Academies Exempt From Supreme Court Affirmative Action Ruling

    June 30, 2023
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    The Supreme Court stopped short of ending affirmative action in military service academies in a historic decision Thursday that otherwise banned the practice in universities.

    The justices writing for the 6-3 conservative majority noted the federal government had written a friend-of-the court brief urging them to protect the use of race as a factor in admissions decisions — often called affirmative action — in part to ensure racial diversity in service academies.

    Chief Justice John Roberts wrote in a footnote in the majority opinion, “No military academy is a party to these cases, however, and none of the courts below addressed the propriety of race-based admissions systems in that context...”

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    veto longwene

    whites need not apply - unless your confused about your gender - then we'll make you an Admiral.

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