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Supreme Court’s affirmative action ruling adds twist to same-sex ban cases

The recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling upholding a state law barring the consideration of race in public university admission decisions is having an immediate effect on a set of closely watched appeals involving an entirely different issue: the constitutionality of state same-sex marriage bans.

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ACLU files lawsuit, says anti-affirmative action initiative is unconstitutional

The American Civil Liberties Union, the ACLU of Eastern Missouri and the ACLU of Kansas and Western Missouri today filed a lawsuit challenging the latest attempt to amend Missouri’s state constitution to ban equal opportunity programs in the state. Sponsors ...

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ACLU sues to block effort limiting affirmative action programs in government

The ACLU has filed a lawsuit seeking to dismantle an effort to limit use of affirmative action programs in government before it really gets started. Earlier this month, Secretary of State Robin Carnahan said an initiative petition met state standards ...

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