SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Barbara Coe, who co-sponsored California's Proposition 187 measure on illegal immigration, has died. She was 79.
Friends tell the Orange County Register that Coe died of lung cancer on Saturday.
Coe founded the California Coalition for Immigration Reform, based in Huntington Beach.
In 1994, she co-sponsored 187. It barred people who were in the country...