Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette suggested judges come to the same finding as the U.S. Supreme Court on Michigan’s affirmative action ban.
One high school student said he believes Affirmative Action should not be race-based, but a socioeconomic standard.
“We’re going to have to take the gloves off,” said George Washington, who represents BAMN.
“Race preferences are indeed unconstitutional in Michigan, and the people do have a right to vote on important issues in this state.”
The U.S. Supreme Court has scheduled arguments on Michigan’s affirmative action ban.
Voters approved the ban on affirmative action in 2006, but opponents to the ban filed suit saying that it’s unconstitutional.
Michigan’s attorney general has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review a ruling declaring the state’s ban on affirmative action in college admissions unconstitutional. Bill Schuette filed a petition Thursday with the court.
A federal appeals court has thrown out Michigan’s voter-approved ban on affirmative action in college admissions and public hiring.
Romney is lucky that people grabbed on to the “binders full of women” comment because his comment about giving his female Chief of Staff flex time so she could go home and cook dinner was mostly over looked.
With four of nine U.S. Supreme Court justices in their 70s and the next president in the position of possibly shaping the future of affirmative action, gay rights, abortions, and more with appointments he might make should any openings occur, the question of what kind of nominee he might put forth was posed to President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney in the CBS Local President Forum.