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31 March 2018 @ 07:48 am
Vox Populi, Vox Day  
How referendums break democracies

Thanx to [personal profile] andrewducker
sturgeonslawyer: Defaultsturgeonslawyer on March 31st, 2018 11:44 pm (UTC)
Some of the worst laws California has ever had (Jarvis-Gann comes to mind) came from referendum.

They allow poorly-written laws to come into effect, and then the courts have to decide whether they mean anything like what the writers intended...