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PRESS RELEASE – LAWSUIT FILED QUESTIONING INITIATIVE 1000 VALIDITY

A lawsuit challenging the certification of Initiative 1000 has been filed in Thurston County Superior Court by Kan Qiu, president of American Coalition for Equality (ACE), and two other members of the organization. Initiative I-1000 intends to bring back race based discrimination which has been banned since 1998 when nearly 59% of voters in Washington… Read More »

In the Battle Against I-1000, Asians are the Underprivileged

Proponents of I-1000 claim that they are going after “white privilege”, and consider the Asian American Community a part of the group that has benefited from I-200. However, in the battle against I-1000, Asian Americans are the underprivileged. Asian Americans bounded together to fight against I-1000 are facing an uphill battle against special interest groups,… Read More »

I-1000 Is A 21st Century Chinese Exclusion Act

75 years after Chinese Exclusion Act was repealed in this country, Governor Inslee and some state legislators want to bring back Chinese Exclusion Act once more. Governor Jay Inslee issued a statement on Friday, Jan. 4th , and placed passing I-1000 by the Legislature on high priority in the 2019 session. I-1000, an Initiative to… Read More »

Join our fight for I-200

I-1000, an Initiative to the Legislature to repeal I-200, submitted 350K signatures on Friday, January 4th, 2019. Governor Jay Inslee immediately issued a statement and placed passing I-1000 by the Legislature on high priority in the upcoming session. The upcoming fight against I-1000 and for I-200 will be a tough one. We need all the… Read More »

I-200 Banned Discrimination, Now I-1000 Wants to Bring it Back

Lots of recent criticisms against President Trump is that he supports discrimination against country of origin, race, sex. People pushing for Initiative 1000 (I-1000) are trying to bring back discrimination that has been banned since 1998 in Washington state.   Which side are those people on? In 1998, voters passed Washington State Civil Rights Initiative, i.e.… Read More »