Contracting preferences, the 49ers, and Proposition 209

April 25, 2013 | By JOSHUA THOMPSON

This morning we learned that some “civil rights groups,” — i.e. groups that think skin color should factor into government decision making — have complained to the City of Santa Clara, the NFL, and, the San Francisco 49ers, that there are too few minority-owned contractors doing work on the 49ers new stadium.   To be clea ...