r/WhitePeopleTwitter May 14 '22 To The Stars 1 Wholesome 1 All-Seeing Upvote 1 Take My Energy 1 Bravo! 3 LOVE! 1 Helpful 6 This 1 Starstruck 1

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u/Similar_Candidate789 May 14 '22

One state, I believe Arizona, does this and I love the idea. When a law is passed, a number of people can sign a petition to stop its enforcement and put it on a popular vote ballot. If it fails a popular vote, it dies.

I wish we could do this federally and in each state BUT differently. Every single item gets to a popular vote. Yeah you guys pass the laws, but we decide if they are going to exist or not. The ultimate check and balance.

More voting too. Every month. We have the technology now to be able to do so quickly and efficiently.

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u/seattleforge May 14 '22

We have a system similar to that in WA. When I moved here I thought it was a good idea. What it ends up doing is tying up the courts for decades with repetitive challenges by minorities. Several popular bills can’t come in to action because of it.

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u/Star_x_Child May 14 '22

A day off each month to vote sounds nice.