At issue: a measure passed today in the California Assembly to ask voters if they want to reinstate affirmative action policies jettisoned by California electorate two decades ago.
Ward Connerly has been a longtime California opponent of affirmative action.
Repealing the affirmative action ban would be a heavy political lift even if the state’s extended shelter-in-place order hadn’t shortened the legislative calendar.
Assemblywoman Shirley Weber is sponsoring the measure to restore affirmative action to California.
Whatever the high court does, Pan said that repealing California’s ban on affirmative action is still worthwhile.