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Affirmative Action in the News

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December 17, 2008

Important Notice: Affirmative Action in the News is going on a much-needed vacation to close out the year.

LCCREF is extremely proud of this year's successes and hard work in support of equal opportunity around the country. We look forward to a continued exchange of ideas and updates in the coming year, and we will be in touch again soon to continue the dialogue.

Table of Contents


1) Ward Connerly Continues to Crusade Against Equal Opportunity
Staff
Article, The St. Louis American
December 15, 2008
Ward Connerly, the multi-millionaire California political operative has initiated again his plan to re-write Missouri’s state constitution and outlaw equal opportunity programs after failing in four of five states that he attempted to pass his divisive and deception “civil rights” initiative.
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Published by Americans for a Fair Chance, a project of the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights Education Fund, in partnership with the Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, Mexican American Legal Defense & Educational Fund, NAACP Legal Defense Fund, Inc., National Asian Pacific American Legal Consortium, National Women's Law Center, and the National Partnership for Women and Families.

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