Election Exemplary Of Initiative Process Faults
Original post made by Stacey on Nov 12, 2008
"Editorial: Initiative process is in need of reform" Web Link
"Initiatives are a fiercely beloved exercise in democracy, but they are prone to error and manipulation, and they are tying up huge portions of the state budget. The progressive leaders who created the process never anticipated this."
As for Prop. 8, the fundamental issue isn't gay marriage but the usage of direct democracy by States to take away the rights of a group of people based upon a characteristic of that group in violation of both State and Federal Constitutions. That will eventually hit the Supreme Court like the proverbial brick.
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