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I understand you all admire RBG in so far as I do. I came across the following very interesting piece of info. Take a look!

“The lead opinion uses one term, “strict scrutiny,” to describe the standard of judicial review for all governmental classifications by race. But that opinion’s elaboration strongly suggests that the strict standard announced is indeed “fatal” for classifications burdening groups that have suffered discrimination in our society. That seems to me, and, I believe, to the Court, the enduring lesson one should draw from Korematsu v. United States (1944) [permitting Japanese internment]; for in that case, scrutiny the Court described as “most rigid,” nonetheless yielded a pass for an odious, gravely injurious racial classification. A Korematsu-type classification, as I read the opinions in this case, will never again survive scrutiny: Such a classification, history and precedent instruct, properly ranks as prohibited.”

Adarand Constructors, Inc. v. Pena, 515 U.S. 200, 275 (1995) (Ginsburg, J. dissenting).

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