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Live stream: Biden speaks after Supreme Court strikes down affirmative action in college admissions

Jun 29, 2023 View Original Article
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    14% Somewhat Conservative

  • Reliability

    90% ReliableExcellent

  • Policy Leaning

    24% Somewhat Conservative

  • Politician Portrayal

    18% Positive

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56% : President Joe Biden is expected to deliver remarks on the Supreme Court ruling against affirmative action in the college admissions process.
56% :Both Thomas and Sotomayor, the two justices who have acknowledged affirmative action played a role in their admissions to college and law school, took the unusual step of reading a summary of their opinions aloud in the courtroom.
55% : In 2020, California voters easily rejected a ballot measure to bring back affirmative action.
50% :Justice Clarence Thomas, the nation's second Black justice who had long called for an end to affirmative action, wrote separately that the decision "sees the universities' admissions policies for what they are: rudderless, race-based preferences designed to ensure a particular racial mix in their entering classes.
46% : The end of affirmative action in higher education in California, Michigan, Washington state and elsewhere led to a steep drop in minority enrollment in the states' leading public universities.
44% : By Associated PressWASHINGTON - The Supreme Court on Thursday struck down affirmative action in college admissions, declaring race cannot be a factor and forcing institutions of higher education to look for new ways to achieve diverse student bodies.
43% : The Supreme Court struck down affirmative action in college admissions on Thursday, declaring race cannot be a factor.
43% :Supreme Court strikes down affirmative action in college admissions, says race cannot be a factor

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