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January-10-97

Connerly Creates National Organization to End Affirmative Action

Ward Connerly, the University of California Regent who led the fight to pass the California anti-affirmative action Proposition 209, plans to start a national organization dedicated to ending equal opportunity programs for women and people of color. Though a judge has continued the injunction on 209 in California, over 20 other states are introducing anti-affirmative action legislation.

Media Resources: The Nando Times, The Feminist Majority - January 10, 1997


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