Supreme Court Allows Michigan To Ban Affirmative Action

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The Supreme Court ruled to uphold Michigan’s ban on affirmative action on Tuesday. A constitutional amendment was passed in Michigan back in 2006 which banned affirmative action in admissions to state schools and universities.

According to the New York Times, other states such as Texas, California and Florida who have also banned affirmative action in admissions to state schools and universities have seen a drop in minority students attending more selective institutions.

Chief Justice John Roberts was quoted as saying in 2007:

The way to stop discrimination on the basis of race is to stop discriminating on the basis of race.