No Affirmative Action Vote in Missouri
The Associated Press reports that supporters of a ban on affirmative action in Missouri didn't gather enough signatures to get their proposal on the ballot: ...
The Associated Press reports that supporters of a ban on affirmative action in Missouri didn't gather enough signatures to get their proposal on the ballot:
JEFFERSON CITY | A group seeking to bar many state affirmative action programs missed a Sunday deadline to submit its initiative petition.
Missouri had been one of five states California businessman Ward Connerly and his supporters had targeted for an effort to strike down affirmative action laws.
The Missouri effort for a constitutional amendment was led by Tim Asher, a former admissions director at North Central Missouri College in Trenton. Asher said it became obvious on Saturday that there were not enough signatures to qualify the proposed constitutional amendment for the ballot, and he pledged to try again in 2010
Join the Discussion
After you comment, click Post. You can enter an anonymous Display Name or connect to a social profile.
Rise in Early Cervical Cancer Detection Linked to Obamacare3 days ago
Video Just the Latest Stain on Chicago Police's Decades-Long Record of Misconduct3 days ago
On Immigration, Feds and Texas Play Chess3 days ago
Pension Cuts Win Federal Court Support in Chattanooga3 days ago
Amid Financial Turmoil, Florida City Fires Its New Manager3 days ago