November 10, 2020
How could a state like California, one that is thought to be so progressive, reject an “affirmative action” measure like Prop. 16 by such a wide margin?
July 21, 2020
Proposition 209 helps the very groups it was accused of hurting, a fact now proven by over twenty years of data. Merit, not state-sanctioned racial discimination, promotes equity.
July 16, 2020
This study, originally published in 2008 and updated in 2020, examines the effects of Proposition 209 on racial and gender diversity in California higher education over a 20 year span.
July 13, 2020
Proposition 16 is much bigger than affirmative action—it's a tacit endorsement of the BLM agenda.
July 8, 2020
ACA 5 has passed both houses of the California State Legislature and threatens to revive affirmative action in the state if its resulting bill, Proposition 16, is approved by voters in November.
March 21, 2014
As California discards a bill that would overturn Proposition 209, there is evidence that racial preferences are becoming more and more discredited.
July 11, 2011
NAS board member Gail Heriot tries to make sense out of the recent federal appeals court decision overturning Michigan's voter-approved ban on racial quotas, but finds the court's legal reas...
June 28, 2011
Testimony of CAS Chairman Charles Geshekter testimony before the California Senate education against SB 185, April 27, 2011.
June 22, 2011
The California Association of Scholars steps up its opposition to proposed legislation which would authorize the use of racial preferences in college admissions. Have the state's legislators for...
May 5, 2011
Another bill threatens to overturn Proposition 209; the ever-vigilant California Association of Scholars speaks out.