Good Saturday Morning!,
this morning, I got an email with a link to a new article on the effects of the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision involving Fair Housing.
This is a fantastic follow up from this week’s POWER LUNCH Chalk Talk webinar on Tuesday
(Free Investor Training Weekly Webinars at noon)
Here’s a short part of the article and the link is below to see the full article.
Kiss Chinatown goodbye under Obama data-mined racial quota system?
‘After the recent Supreme Court ruling on “disparate impact” in housing, Amy predicted that social justice activists and lawyers had been given powerful precedent to use racial and ethnic data mining against developers who did not intentionally discriminate:
When the Supreme Court handed down its ruling in Texas Department of Housing v. Inclusive Communities Project last week, social justice activists claimed a major victory in the battle against segregated housing. The decision endorsed a “disparate impact” analysis as applied to a Texas program that plaintiffs claimed distributes federal low income housing credits disproportionately, awarding too many credits to inner-city, predominately black neighborhoods and too few to suburban, predominately white neighborhoods….
Kennedy and the majority endorsed a form of social engineering just as pernicious as those that disparate impact analyses aim to correct. Instead of creating “more equality,” these methods do nothing but invent controversies for social justice groups and the courts to work out, and, as Clarence Thomas says, presume that defendants are “guilty of discrimination until proved innocent.”
Here’s the link to view the entire article
Special Thanks to Bill Rafter for sharing!