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BeckyDem

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Thu Jun 29, 2023, 08:33 PM Jun 2023

House Democrat blasts affirmative action exemption of military academies 'grotesque'

BY LAUREN SFORZA - 06/29/23 12:23 PM ET


Rep. Jason Crow (D-Colo.) blasted the Supreme Court’s decision to exempt military academies from its ruling on affirmative action as “outright grotesque.”

“This decision is deeply upsetting but outright grotesque for exempting military academies. The court is saying diversity shouldn’t matter, EXCEPT when deciding who can fight and die for our country—reinforcing the notion that these communities can sacrifice for America but not be full participants in every other way,” Crow, a former Army Ranger, wrote on Twitter.

Excerpt: In a footnote, Roberts wrote that military academies are exempted from the court’s opinion.

“No military academy is a party to these cases, however, and none of the courts below addressed the propriety of race-based admissions systems in that context. This opinion also does not address the issue, in light of the potentially distinct interests that military academies may present,” the footnote states.
https://thehill.com/homenews/house/4073833-house-democrat-blasts-affirmative-action-exemption-of-military-academies-grotesque/


( Disgusting. )

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House Democrat blasts affirmative action exemption of military academies 'grotesque' (Original Post) BeckyDem Jun 2023 OP
'This opinion also does not address the issue, elleng Jun 2023 #1
+1. It kinda says it all right there. yonder Jun 2023 #2
Balls and Strikes Roberts and the rest of the SCROTUS are weasels Hassler Jun 2023 #3

elleng

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1. 'This opinion also does not address the issue,
Thu Jun 29, 2023, 08:47 PM
Jun 2023

in light of the potentially distinct interests that military academies may present,”'

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