- In defense of Colorado's Propositions 107 and 108 - The Denver Post
- Newman Reader - Grammar of Assent - Chapter 5
- Judicial Power - Heritage Foundation
- Essays of Montane, Vol. 1 - Online Library of Liberty
In defense of Colorado's Propositions 107 and 108 - The Denver Post
In an election dominated by the outsized personalities of a few Tea Partiers, voters’ opportunities to engage in direct democracy—that is, to vote on ballot initiatives—are easy to overlook.
Newman Reader - Grammar of Assent - Chapter 5
But initiatives on state ballots across the country give voters the chance to have their say on a number of important issues, from shooting down healthcare reform, to radiy restricting reproductive rhts, to banning affirmative action.
Judicial Power - Heritage Foundation
These initiatives don’t all cater to the Rht, however: possibly the most hh-profile ballot initiative of this election season is California’s Proposition 19, which would legalize marijuana possession for anyone over 21 and allow the government to tax and regulate its consumption.
Essays of Montane, Vol. 1 - Online Library of Liberty
Prop 19’s supporters, including The Nation, argue that it would save the state the $1.7 billion currently going into enforcement each year, make marijuana consumption safer, and allow police to focus on more serious crimes—potentially decreasing drug-related violence at the border and curbing the drug war’s disproportionate affect on minority communities.
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