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I think that the petition form of legislation is abused way too much on the west coast. This is why we elect legislators. Besides many referendums have many unintended consequences such as Prop 13 in CA (can anyone say budget crisis).
That being said a petition should be a public record. I am proud to be identified for the things that I would sign for. As far as this petition, those who sign it should be proud to be bigots. I would not abuse these people, but I would make some decisions based on it. One example is the owner of a certain fast food chain who is a known homophobe. As a gay man, I don't dine on burgers there. I would not want to spend money with someone who is a bigot.
posted 3 years, 8 months ago
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