The Inequality of Equity

Domestic policy adviser Susan Rice speaks during the daily press briefing at the White House Jan. 26, 2021, in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

by Ben Shapiro

President Joe Biden took office pledging a return to unity and decency. A new era of good feelings is at hand, we were informed by both his administration and its sycophants in the media. A new world—a world of “equity”—is at hand.

Equity, you see, is the word of the day. Not equality—that would be a traditionally American concept.

The Declaration of Independence declares that “all men are created equal … endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights.” The 14th Amendment to the Constitution provides that all citizens must receive “equal protection of the laws.”

Equality, in the traditional understanding, means something simple and easy to implement: the protection of the rights of all individuals, along with the invasion of none of those rights. Read the rest at dailysignal.com.

 

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