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Pushback: Racial quotas on corporate boards, imposed by California Democrats, struck down by court

The Democratic Party's long held support of racial hate
Segregation: The Democratic Party’s long held #1 goal,
then and now.

Pushback: A federal court has now struck down a 2020 law passed by the California legislature — run entirely by a Democratic Party super-majority — that required corporations to impose racial quotas on who they hired for their corporate boards.

In Alliance for Fair Board Recruitment v. Weber, [the court] struck down a state statute that required racial and gender-identity quotas for board members of publicly held corporations in California. The court ruled that this quota statute violates the U.S. Constitution as well as federal civil rights law.

The 2020 statute, AB 979, required California corporations to have as members on their board of directors individuals from supposedly “underrepresented groups,” including “an individual who identifies as Black, African American, Hispanic, Latino, Asian, Pacific Islander, Native American, Native Hawaiian, or Alaska Native, [or] gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender.”

The number of directors needed to satisfy these quotas was determined by the size of the corporation, but a minimum of one to three members was required. This racist statute went so far as to impose fines ranging from $100,000 to $300,000 for noncompliance.

The law so obviously violated numerous Civil Rights laws and the Constitution that it illustrates profoundly the level of ignorance and racial hatred that consumes the Democrats who passed it.

This insane racial hatred was further illustrated by many different and absurd arguments California’s attorneys drummed up to try to keep this law valid, including a request that the court simply declare invalid the specific racial and sexual groups mentioned, so that the law’s quota system would simply only apply to unnamed “underrepresented groups”. Judge John Mendez laughed this idea out of court.

[H]e concluded that the Legislature “would not have adopted the remainder of AB 979 had it foreseen its partial invalidation.” Moreover, Judge Mendez said, removing those specific racial and ethnic categories “would adversely affect the coherence of the remaining provision.”

That was a polite way of saying it would provide the opportunity for blatant discrimination based on whatever definition that government bureaucrats — or employers — want to give “underrepresented groups.” [emphasis mine]

This law was blatantly discriminatory. It established in California a racial and sexual apartheid system, favoring minorities and advocates of the queer agenda. And the people who wrote it, passed it, and desperately worked to defend it were all members of the Democratic Party, the 21st century’s reincarnation of the Democratic Party of slavery, Jim Crow laws, segregation, and racial discrimination.

If you still vote Democrat then you are either appallingly and willingly ignorant, or you favor such policies. Either way, you are the equivalent of a “good German,” willing to look the other way when those in power use that power to oppress others unjustly.

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  • Cotour

    What we are all witness to are all of the highly educated elite young executives who are now well indoctrinated and installed within the corporate executive hierarchy within the corporate fabric of America exercising their power and subjective moral fiduciary responsibility as per their indoctrination.

  • pzatchok

    The elite leftists who favored this idea later found out their own jobs were on the block and their own children were eventual victims.

    But the thick among them still want to push these ideas of counter racism.

    Its similar to the old union members sending their children to collage and eventually out of the state instead of trade school. Then crying about their area not having any skilled tradesmen or collage graduates to keep their own industries vibrant and alive.
    Democrats then blamed industry for the loss.

    Their own theories lead to their own downfall.

    Its the same with the theory of reparations.
    If you do not work hard and save or invest in every way possible, handing you cash will never help you in the end.
    As has been said.
    If I hand three people 10 dollars this week one will have 1 dollar by the end of the week, One will still have 10 dollars and one will have 19.
    Spenders savers and investors. What ever your doing now is what you will do with any amount of money in your hand.
    And the chronically poor are which ones?

  • James Street

    Democrats have done so much for blacks

    1/31/1865: Congress passed the Thirteenth Amendment to abolish slavery barely overcoming Democratic Party line opposition
    6/19/1865: “Juneteenth”, the day Republicans finally forced the last Democrat hold-outs in Galveston, Texas to free their slaves
    7/4/1868: Nathan Bedford Forrest (Democratic delegate to the 1868 Democratic national convention) led the formation of and was the Ku Klux Klan’s first grand wizard
    7/30/1887: Democrats begin passing “Jim Crow” laws
    11/10/1921: Margaret Sanger founded The American Birth Control League which evolved into Planned Parenthood and a stated goal was to “exterminate the Negro population”
    1/14/1942: Democratic President Franklin D. Roosevelt ordered Japanese-Americans into internment camps
    8/6/1945: Democratic President Harry Truman dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima
    8/9/1945: Democratic President Harry Truman dropped an atomic bomb on Nagasaki
    11/14/1960: Republican President Dwight D. Eisenhower ordered U.S. Marshalls to escort the African-American girl Ruby Bridges to the all-white school William Frantz Elementary against the orders of Mississippi Democratic Governor Ross Barnett
    5/2/1963 Democrat Commissioner of Public Safety for the city of Birmingham, Alabama, ordered the use of fire hoses and attack dogs on over a thousand African American children ranging from ages 6–18
    6/11/1963: Democratic Governor of Alabama George Wallace blocked the entrance of the University of Alabama to keep his inaugural promise of “segregation now, segregation tomorrow, segregation forever”
    2/2/1964 Democrats opposed the Civil Rights Act of 1964
    8/6/1964 Democrats opposed the Voting Rights Act of 1965
    8/1/1968 Democrats opposed the Fair Housing Bill of 1968
    2/2/2021: Democratic President Joe Biden reversed most of Trump’s immigration policies that protected black jobs from illegal immigrants
    – Democrats, the party whose policies decimate the black community today
    – The “Big Switch” is a lie

  • Cotour

    What a bunch of MAGA propaganda! The above post is very dangerous and is the foundation of a real threat to our country and Democracy. B. Obama: ‘THIS IS NOT WHO WE ARE!”.

    (Or, some might call it history based in actual actions and evidence)

    I give you, the real Democrat party:

    Now I understand and see both political parties and the entity government that they seek to populate and control as an ongoing and every day threat to the freedom and self-determination of each and every one of the individual citizens of America. Every moment of every day and all the time.

    And they (The political parties and the entity government) can be nothing other than that, it only remains to be seen to what degree they will abuse their acquired power. And that nature is exactly what the Constitution is designed to attempt to counterbalance. And that is exactly what you are witness to today.

  • Should not the California Assembly be required to have a racially-proportionate makeup? What about districts where Republicans have been ‘historically disadvantaged’?

  • Should not the California Assembly be required to have a racially-proportionate makeup? What about districts where Republicans have been ‘historically disadvantaged’?

  • Col Beausabre

    No problem if they are required to buy the same number of shares as other members of the Board

  • Edward

    James Street,
    — You forgot the Trail Of Tears, which was ordered by the first Democrat president, Jackson.

    — Woodrow Wilson segregated the U.S. armed forces.

    — LBJ changed strategy of the Democratic Party when he realized that the party was on the wrong side of popularity with the Civil Rights Act, but he declared that his new strategies would “have those [ahem]s voting Democrat for two hundred years. So far, he was right. He made it look friendly to the black population, but it isn’t. For instance, the Democrats are bringing segregation back in fashion, but this time with black concurrance and enthusiasm.

  • James Street

    Thanks Edward, I’ve updated my list.

    In other news, you know all those Punisher decals in the back windows of pickups?

    “Woke Marvel Eliminates The Punisher Due To “Problematic” Conservative Fan Base”

    If they don’t like what we did with The Punisher, they really won’t like what we did with Charlie Brown…

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