Affirmative action proposal in California Legislature reignites old debate, divides Democrats

  • Article by: JULIET WILLIAMS , Associated Press
  • Updated: April 23, 2014 - 11:15 AM

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Nearly 20 years after California became the first state to ban the use of race and ethnicity in college admissions, a proposal to reinstate affirmative action has sparked a backlash that is forging a new divide in the state's powerful Democratic Party and creating opportunity for conservatives.

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