‘Unsuccessful Experiment’: After Supreme Court Arguments, Advocates Say It’s Time To End Race-Based Admissions

Alex Deise, policy counsel at FreedomWorks, a group focused on personal freedom and the rule of law, told the DCNF that there are most likely several votes against affirmative action, though it is unclear which justices will rule against it. “Based on the oral arguments yesterday, it is likely that there are five, if not six votes to rule against the discriminatory admissions policies of the University of North Carolina and Harvard,” Deise told the DCNF. “That makes the key question: what position will garner 5 votes? While Chief Justice Roberts, Justice Thomas, and Justice Alito have all previously expressed their strong disagreements with the court’s affirmative action cases, the Trump-appointed justices have not had that opportunity.”

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