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I-1000 was approved on April 28, 2019 by the Washington State Legislature, passing by votes along party lines with Democrats approving I-1000 and Republicans rejecting I-1000 as biased legislation that would foster preferential treatment to selected individuals. I-1000 was designed to change the definitions of affirmative action and preferential treatment. It allows for change in the way affirmative action laws and policies are implemented. It will allow discrimination, based on race, sex, color, ethnicity or national origin as long as it is not the sole factor in the selection. As long as one discriminating characteristic is not the sole reasonRead more