While pundits long dismissed Barbara Coe and her California Coalition for Immigration as an extremist voice, that did little to stem their influence. Three of the most controversial grassroots uprisings of the past 20 years — 1994's Proposition 187, the Minuteman Project, and the Birther movement — can trace their origin back to the Huntington Beach grandmother, who passed away last week at age 79. Those efforts sparked copycat groups across the country, law and lawsuits, and fundamentally changed the American political landscape. But what will be Coe's ultimate legacy?
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