Headlines from the Ongoing Battle for American Civil Rights – 6/29

First , the big news: racial preferences – you know, the idea that some are more entitled to civil rights than others – get a major setback by the Supreme Court – a Court that has had a series of encouraging decisions to close out this term:

Race as factor in school enrollment rejected (Washington Times)

Roberts, Alito & Kennedy: swinging supremely right (Culture and Media Institute)

Time to stop viewing students as ‘components of racial class,’ parents say (CNSnews.com)

However, if reassurance is needed:

Brown v. Board of Education has not been overturned (WSJ’s OpinionJournal)

George Will trumpets the near mortal blow to the Campaign Finance Law:

Setback for the censors: goodbye McCain-Feingold? (George Will)

But not all is well in our land concerning our fundamental rights:

(Free) speech disorder (Jonah Goldberg)

Unfairness doctrine (Rich Galen)

A new (unconstitutional) religious test for a presidential appointee? (Paul Weyrich)

Bill would undercut Democrats’ push to regulate talk radio (CNSnews.com)

And someone, somewhere, is always out there trying to grab away our guns:

Gun control or else, Pennsylvania Democrats warn (Philadelphia Inquirer)

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