Archive for Prop 209
Ward Connerly comment on the Fisher v University of Texas decision: The SCOTUS has, once again, betrayed the United States Constitution and a central tenet of American society and law that the color of a person’s skin should not be a factor in the public domain. As President John F….
In a 4-3 decision, the Supreme Court ruled that the University of Texas’s use of race in its admissions process does not violate the Constitution. Justice Kennedy wrote the Court’s opinion. The decision is what you’d expect from an opinion upholding the university’s race-based admissions plan — deferential and uncritical….
Prop 209 is not the problem, the problem is our failing K-12 system not properly preparing students for UC Berkeley, or even community college in some cases. Click here to read the article
Properly educating children of color is the solution, not repealing Prop. 209 UC will admit well-prepared, qualified students of any “race” or ethnic background; all society must do is send them well-prepared, qualified applicants. In short, the solution is not the repeal of Proposition 209; it is better preparation. Click…