| August 1, 2013
Direct democracy and the U.S. Supreme Court
Could the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent opinion in California’s Proposition 8 case possibly have an effect on Oklahoma’s initiative and referendum process?
Law professor Andrew Spiropoulos thinks it could. Spiropoulos, who serves as the Milton Friedman Distinguished Fellow at OCPA, believes that “as one of the majority of states that permit the people to directly enact laws and constitutional amendments, we Oklahomans should be discomfited, if not alarmed, by the consequences of the court’s denial of standing to the proponents of Proposition 8.”
To find out why, I encourage you to read his column here.