The Bright Coast

Progressive Thoughts from San Diego Alums on Law, Politics, and Culture

CA Popular Initiative system

Posted by brightcoast on March 5, 2009

So, a certain professor that holds a special place in my legal heart pointed out the dubiousness of challenging an amendment to the constitution as unconstitutional. So here is what I am wondering, assuming that line of reasoning is untenable, is the entire popular initiative process, assuming that Prop 8 is upheld thereunder, constitutional in itself because of the potential to use it to take away rights by a simple majority?

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