The anti-equal opportunity campaign, ironically calling itself the ???Colorado Civil Rights Initiative,??? has begun circulating petitions for signatures around the state to place an anti-affirmative action measure on the November 2008 ballot. The Bell Action Network recommends that if you are asked to sign a petition for this initiative, you decline to sign.
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On Friday morning, the 30-person steering committee for the Campaign for Colorado met to go over the results of a recent poll, review the status of fundraising, and discuss other issues critical to a successful ballot initiative. After nearly three hours of discussion and debate, the steering committee made the difficult decision not to submit our petitions to get on the November ballot.
Articles: Campaign for Colorado Postpones Ballot Initiatives: Coalition Makes Difficult Decision not to Submit Signatures for November Ballot, Press Release: Campaign for Colorado will not Submit Signatures