Topic | SCA5

No Right Turn: The Surprising Truth About Asian Americans and Affirmative Action

No Right Turn: The Surprising Truth About Asian Americans and Affirmative Action

In an April 15 Los Angeles Times editorial entitled “An Asian American Turn to the Right?” Lanhee J. Chen, the former policy director of Mitt Romney’s failed 2012 presidential campaign and Hoover Institution Research Fellow, claims that Asian Americans played a critical role in defeating SCA5, a proposal to allow race to be considered among […]

California Affirmative Action: Fact and Fiction

Affirmative-Action-demonstration

A lot of virtual ink has been spilled on this site about Affirmative Action, including this recent post. The subject is again fostering a lot of debate as the California State Senate considers SCA5¬†an amendment to the California Constitution that would allow the State’s post-secondary educational institutions to consider an applicant’s race in making admissions […]