Liberty Just in Case

A Dialogue for the September 12th World

Diverse Supreme Court Says No to Diversity

Posted by Mark on June 28, 2007

Every now and then a blind squirrel finds an acorn. And every now and then, conservatives win one.

The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday struck down public school choice plans in Seattle, Washington, and Louisville, Kentucky, concluding they relied on an unconstitutional use of racial criteria, in a sharply worded pair of cases reflecting the deep legal and social divide over the issue of skin color and education.

A conservative majority led by Chief Justice John Roberts said other means besides race considerations should be used to achieve diversity in schools.

“The way to stop discrimination on the basis of race is to stop discrimination on the basis of race,” he wrote.

EXACTLY!

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