Prop 209

Democrats Scrap Affirmative Action AmendmentBowing to pressure from within their party, Democrats in the Legislature on Monday abandoned an attempt to repeal the voter-approved ban on affirmative action in the state's higher education system.
Echoes Of Calif. Affirmative Action Law In Case Before High CourtThe U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday in an affirmative action ban modeled after California's 17-year-old law.