Deactivating Affirmative Action

Recently, President Trump ordered the Justice Department to investigate the use of affirmative action in elite university admission.  The extent to which this policy helps minority students has diminished to the point that the simultaneous disadvantage to white and Asian students is unmerited. Nearly all universities and colleges  across the nation are unabashed bastions of liberalism, which necessitates a complete overhaul to the system, starting with admissions.  Though the Supreme Court has narrowly ruled on multiple occasions that race-based affirmative action in college admissions is constitutional, gradually restricting the process to incorporate a ban on the use of quotas, others see that this is in violation of the "colorblind" stipulations of the Fourteenth Amendment.  Beforehand, this may have been seen as necessary to increase representation as colleges first began to admit minorities, but today, this system is...(Read Full Article)

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