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Grothman to Introduce Measure Banning Affirmative Action at UW

by Jerry Bader

In the wake of today's U.S. Supreme Court ruling upholding a voter-imposed ban on the use of race in making admission decisions at the University of Michigan, State Senator Glenn Grothman says he'll introduce legislation banning the practice at the University of Wisconsin. The SCOTUS ruling today essentially says that while states have the right to use affirmative action in admissions, voters have authority to set the rules. If that's constitutional than certainly the legislature banning it would be.

This is the type of proposal that the left uses to paint Grothman as extreme. I don't feel his position here is. It'll be interesting to see how many, if any, Republican co-sponsors he gets.