ON-Lion Letter
A December policy brief from the Goldwater Institute in Phoenix lists 39 race-preferential programs at the state, local, and university levels in Arizona.

"Given that governmental entities are rarely candid about whether and the extent to which the confer preferences on the basis of race, color, or sex, the fact that three dozen visible programs were easily discovered suggests that the programs identified in this paper may represent only the tip of the Arizona preference iceberg," write Bradley Prize recipient Clint Bolick and Goldwater fellow John Robb in "Dividing Line:  Racial Preferences in Arizona."

On November 4, 2008 -- dubbed "Super Tuesday for Equality" -- Arizona, Colorado, Missouri, Oklahoma, and Nebraska may all vote on initiatives to ban such preferences.

"The range of programs makes clear that such preferences exist in numerous public institutions at every level of Arizona government," Bolick and Robb continue in their report.

Bolick directs Goldwater's Center for Constitutional Litigation, which is supported by The Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation in Milwaukee.
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