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California’s Anti-Affirmative Action Proposition 209 Under Attack in 2009

Sunday, January 4th, 2009

Well, it’s been about a decade since Proposition 209 (1996) kicked in. But comes now Assemblymember Ed Hernandez, O.D., straight out of West Covina, to author Assembly Constitutional Amendment 7, which could bring affirmative action back to higher education. 

Of course there’s been changing demographics at the University of California lately as this lengthy article from a few year’s back ably explains. And Mr. Hernandez understands that changing things won’t be a cakewalk.  

But changes could be a coming soon.  

Read the law and the proposed changes, after the jump.