The government offered almost no evidence that justifies privileging women and some non-whites over others, 6th Circuit says.
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Less than two weeks after a federal judge found that race and sex preferences in federal COVID-19 relief were likely unconstitutional, a federal appeals court reached the same conclusion.
The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals issued a preliminary injunction Thursday against the preferences in the Restaurant Revitalization Fund, which is administered by the Small Business Administration (SBA).
“This case is about whether the government can allocate limited coronavirus relief funds based on the race and sex of the applicants. We hold that it cannot,” reads the majority opinion by Judge Amul Thapar, once considered a short-lister for President Trump’s Supreme Court nominations. more here