Editorial: Hands off our Constitution
Michigan's constitutional guarantees of direct democracy are being abused. It's hard not to feel that way when at least $150 million in special-interest money this year was poured into five proposed constitutional amendments designed to reward their big-spending sponsors, not citizens, and a sixth proposition that was forced on the ballot by unions ... (more)
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#1 Nov 12, 2012
No on #1 and #5 was an excellent outcome. We the People of Michigan will NOT tolerate any erosion of Collective Bargaining rights. Now that the big election is over, our coalition will stay focused on this. Obama's ground troops are free to work on this, like they did in Ohio with the SB-5 fiasco. Indiana has a right to remain stupid! Michigan, like Ohio, is a BLUE state. The proud birthplace of the UAW. All will work together as one to defeat any and all rtw nonsense.
#3 and #4 SHOULD also have been approved, but we will proceed forward on all of these issues.
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