Monster Essays - Prop. 209
On November 5, 1996 we will have the opportunity to have our voice
heard when we go to the polls on election day. Not only will we be able to
vote on who will be the next U.S. President, but we can also help determine
the fate of issues that will help shape the future of our state, from water
to healthcare to campaign reform to minimum wage. One of these Proposition
is number 209.
Prop. 209 will restore our historic Civil Rights Act that proclaims
simply and clearly: 3The state shall not discriminate against, or grant
preferential treatment to, any individual or group, on the basis of race,
sex, color, ethnicity or national origin in the operation....