Skip to comments.One State's Gun Control Initiative Will Appear On The Nov. Ballot Despite Questionable Practices
Posted on 08/26/2018 5:48:08 AM PDT by rktman
The Washington State Supreme Court on Friday overturned a lower court's decision on the state's controversial gun control ballot initiative, I-1639. The Court ruled unanimously that the initiative must appear on the November ballot.
"The problem with the petitions is that they failed to underline new law and strike through removed law so that the reader could not know the current law, added law and subtracted law," Alan Gottlieb, Founder and Executive Director of SAF, previously told Townhall.
"If they are so careless about knowing what is, or is not, shown on their own petitions, how is anyone else supposed to know? Theyre asking people to sign an initiative that is difficult, if not impossible to read, Gottlieb said. And now weve discovered that even if people can read the fine print, it does not appear to be a true and correct copy of the proposed measure as submitted to the state.
(Excerpt) Read more at townhall.com ...
Once upon a time there was a bill billed and labeled so wonderful they just had to pass it. Those that wondered what it was all about asked, and the answer was:
“We have to pass the bill so that you can find out what is in it.”
Gun control via ballot initiatives worry me. Put an assault weapons ban up to a popular vote and I’m not confident it wouldn’t pass.
I wish I shared your confidence. We have folks working on such an initiative petition, in Oregon.
Hmmmm. Just caught the double negative.
Voters rejected similar initiative just 2 years ago.
Voters used to reject a lot of things that today they'd easily pass.
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