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California Bans Affirmative Action

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Science  15 Nov 1996:
Vol. 274, Issue 5290, pp. 1073
DOI: 10.1126/science.274.5290.1073

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By passing Proposition 209, California voters outlawed affirmative action at state-funded universities--a move predicted to shrink the already-small pool of minority students in science.