Tag Archives: I-200

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 »

Initiative 1644 Is All About Preferential Treatment

Initiative 1644 is collecting voter signatures trying to get onto this November’s ballot. People and organizations behind I-1644 on purposely misled well intentioned voters with words “Equality” to mask their true discrimination intend. In I-1644’s petition form, it says “This measure would allow government to implement affirmative action that does not constitute preferential treatment in… Read More »

41st District My-Linh Thai’s Honest and Trustworthy Problem

My-Linh Thai is running for 41st LD State Representative. More than two months after she filed for her candidacy, and 2 weeks after we featured an article on our site questioning Thai lacked campaign issues, she finally posted her campaign priorities on her campaign web site. Given her background as BSD board member, not surprisingly,… Read More »

Meet-and-Greet with Mr. John Carlson

The Meet-and-Greet meeting with Mr. John Carlson will be held at Redmond library this Saturday (March 17th) at 12 noon. It is a great opportunity to learn from the man who led a successful campaign that passed Initiative 200, Washington Civil Rights Initiative, in 1998. We’ll first hear Mr. Carlson give us a talk, followed… Read More »

Senator Chase Town Hall Survey

If you live in 32nd District, don’t miss the opportunity to let your concerns heard by Senator Chase. Senator Chase is conducting a survey on town hall topics .  The list of topics ranging from healthcare, taxes to affirmative action.  Senator Chase is the lead sponsor of SB 6406, let Senator Chase know that you… Read More »

Meeting with Mr. John Carlson

Mr. Carlson led a successful campaign that passed Initiative 200, Washington Civil Rights Initiative, in 1998. Outspent by 5 to 1, I-200 won 59% of votes. It won in 38 of the state’s 39 counties and almost carried King County as well.  20 years later, in 2018, Washington state legislators quietly introduced bill SB 6406… Read More »

Polls show that “Most in U.S. Oppose Colleges Considering Race in Admissions”

A Gallup poll in 2016 showed that “Americans continue to believe colleges should admit applicants based solely on merit (70%), rather than taking into account applicants’ race and ethnicity in order to promote diversity (26%). ” source: gallup.com Gallup previously asked this question as part of its Minority Rights and Relations poll in 2003, 2007… Read More »