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Affirmative Action Was Never Meant to Be Permanent

In 2003, Justice Sandra Day O'Connor wrote, “The Court expects that 25 years from now, the use of racial preferences will no longer be necessary.”

Detail of portrait of Associate Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, 1983, via Wikimedia Commons.

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BETSY MCCAUGHEY

Betsy McCaughey is a former lieutenant governor of New York and author of "The Next Pandemic," available at Amazon.com. Follow her on Twitter @Betsy_McCaughey.

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