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California Attorney General calls Anti-Affirmative Action Measure (Prop. 209) Unconstitutional

Source: Posted By: Jerry 4658 days ago

SAN FRANCISCO -- The 1996 ballot measure that outlawed preferential treatment for women and minorities in government programs is unconstitutional because it prohibits all affirmative action and fosters the discrimination it was supposed to eliminate, Attorney General Jerry Brown told the state Supreme Court on Wednesday.

Brown's opinion, which the court requested in considering a lawsuit that two white-owned contractors brought against San Francisco, could reopen the legal debate on Proposition....

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