In other news, the Court also ruled that not allowing the government to outlaw newspapers violates Freedom of the Press.
The problem with turning the judicial branch into the gatekeepers of the Constitution is that it allows lawyers in black robes to declare that the Constitution means the exact opposite of what it means.
And this latest decision in COALITION TO DEFEND AFFIRMATIVE ACTION, INTEGRATION AND IMMIGRANT RIGHTS AND FIGHT FOR EQUALITY BY ANY MEANS NECESSARY (BAMN) v. The University of Michigan is a true tribute to George Orwell.
The U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals declared Michigan’s ban on affirmative action in university admissions approved by voters in a 2006 ballot initiative unconstitutional because it violated the Equal Protection Clause of the United States Constitution.
No, hold your applause. These are the relevant words of the Equal Protection Clause. “nor shall any State deprive any person of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws” and they clearly specify equal, not privileged.
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