EDITORIAL: US court decision a setback for racial equality
Supporters and detractors of court call split largely along party political lines
The decision last week by the conservative US Supreme Court that affirmative action at state-funded universities is unconstitutional has again prompted debate on whether the measure is justified, with supporters and detractors split largely along party political lines.
Democrats such as US President Joe Biden and former president Barack Obama denounced the decision while former president Donald Trump and many Republicans welcomed it...
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