Thursday, June 25, 2015

Good news on Two Fronts

The ACA is Here to Stay!

Read about it here

But also important today, the Court upheld "disparate impact" in housing discrimination - the provision that criminalizes practices not just of overt unfairness, on-the-surface racial discrimination, but also policies that were unintentionally biased, such as zoning strategies that inadvertently promoted segregation, as well as more subtle tactics that make it harder for minorities to live where they want to. It's not as flashy as the Obamacare ruling, or the same-sex-marriage one that might come tomorrow or might come next week, but it's very important, particularly in the light of all the talk of institutionalized racism we've heard this past week.

Read about it here.


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