Richard Gonzales Reports On The California Republican Party's Decision

to withdraw a political television ad. It uses an excerpt from Dr. Martin Luther King's, " >I Have a Dream" speech to argue against Proposition 2-0-9. Proposition 2-0-9 would abolish affirmative action programs in the state. Dr. King's family and estate say he supported affirmative action as a means of redressing past injustices.



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