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Ballot measure to lift ban on affirmative action widely opposed by surveyed voters

Sensing the timing was right amid a wave of activism over racial injustice, three-quarters of state legislators voted this spring to ask voters in November to repeal the state’s 24-year-old ban on considering race, gender or ethnicity in admission and hiring decisions at California’s colleges, universities and other public entities. But according to a poll […]