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Measure to end affirmative action goes to voters

A campaign seeking to quash Colorado's anti-affirmative action ballot measure faces an onerous battle in the weeks ahead as the Nov. 4 election nears. The group hopes to convince voters to reject the initiative that will dismantle affirmative action programs if passed. But a series of failed legal challenges have left organizers with little cash as they scramble to put together a cogent counter-campaign.

Group Claims Dozens, Perhaps Thousands, Duped in ‘Voter Fraud’

Opponents of an amendment to ban affirmative action in Colorado delivered a stinging attack on the measure's sponsors today - and its misleading campaign...

Ward Connerly’s Anti-Affirmative Action Machine

Just who is Ward Connerly and why does he want to change Colorado's Constitution?Twelve years ago, Connerly was the public face of California's Proposition...

Amendment 31: Fighting Misleading Petitioners Isn’t Easy

Tracy Sear's interactions with two Amendment 31 petition circulators occurred on Feb. 8 and Feb. 9. "The first time I was coming out of...

‘Basically, They Lied To Me’

Every day at the light rail stop at Auraria campus in downtown Denver, Chloe Johnson encounters a handful of petitioners gathering signatures. "Would you...

31 Versus 61: Flip Sides Of The Discrimination Coin

Amendment 31, meet Amendment 61 - otherwise known as Colorado civil rights activists' answer to California millionaire Ward Connerly's efforts to outlaw affirmative action...

Amendment 31: Civil Rights Or Civil Wrongs?

The paid petition circulators are already out in force. Standing with their clipboards in front of King Soopers and Safeway and Target stores, they...