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N.J. leaders respond to the Supreme Court's ruling against affirmative action

Jun 29, 2023 View Original Article
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    6% Center

  • Reliability

    75% ReliableGood

  • Policy Leaning

    -4% Center

  • Politician Portrayal

    -60% Negative

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Contributing sentiments towards policy:

62% : "Our institutions of higher education have successfully embraced affirmative action for decades, providing much needed access for historically underserved students, and all students with exposure to the multicultural mosaic that is America."
58% : In a 2003 case allowing affirmative action at the University of Michigan Law School, the court had noted, "We expect that 25 years from now, the use of racial preferences will no longer be necessary to further the interest approved today."
55% : The Supreme Court Thursday struck down the underpinnings of affirmative action in university admissions, ruling that Harvard and the University of North Carolina (UNC) violate the equal protection clause of the 14th Amendment when considering race as a factor in student applications.
55% : "Where I'm from, we've seen how affirmative action has brought us to places that we've never imagined before as kids," he said.
42% : Many had predicted the ruling would prohibit affirmative action based on race, given the recent addition of three conservative justices to the court.
32% : Affirmative action said race is one piece of the puzzle, not the entire thing.

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