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Affirmative Action Isn't Oppressive, But The Roberts Court Wants To End It Anyway

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WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 28: U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts (L) and Associate Justice Anthony Kennedy listen to President Barack Obama deliver the State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress in the House Chamber at the U.S. Capitol on January 28, 2014 in Washington, DC. In his fifth State of the Union address, Obama is expected to emphasize on healthcare, economic fairness and new initiatives designed to stimulate the U.S. economy with bipartisan cooperation. (Phot | Chip Somodevilla via Getty Images

By upholding Michigan’s ban on race as a factor in college admissions, the Supreme Court chips away at the idea that diversity is good for all and worth promoting via special treatment.

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