Affirmative Action

Posted on AllSides November 13th, 2020

Last Tuesday voters in California rejected Proposition 16, which would have permitted affirmative action policies in California by repealing Proposition 209, which was passed in 1996 and “stated that the government and public institutions cannot discriminate against or grant preferential treatment to persons on the basis of race, sex, color, ethnicity, or national origin in public employment, public education, and public contracting.” (Ballotpedia)

On Thursday a federal appeals court ruled that “Harvard does not discriminate against Asian American applicants… The decision came from two judges on the 1st U.S. Circuit...

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