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Clark County legislators and educators condemn Supreme Court affirmative action ruling

By , Columbian staff writer
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Gov. Jay Inslee, Sen. Patty Murray and other Washington lawmakers said Thursday’s Supreme Court ruling on affirmative action ignores decades of precedent and slows steps toward racial equality.

“These Republican-appointed judges have again shown their disdain for well-established principles of American law,” Inslee said in a release Thursday. “They’ve demonstrated they are blind to the fact that our long history of racism contributes to the opportunity barriers ethnic minorities still face today.

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