damnum absque injuria

December 12, 2003

And…You Thought You had the Right to Petition Your Government Too!

Filed under:   by Joel @ 7:04 pm

I begin by pointing out a lovely article stating that the SB 2 Referendum will not be headed to the ballot this March.
First Freedom of Speech, next Freedom of Religion, and now the right to Petition the Government. How great! Now the First Amendment has gotten pretty useless. I’m pretty impressed too, 3 years of law school is all it takes to strip ordinary people of all intelligence, that or only those who lack it go to begin with.

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October 26, 2003

Another Referendum in the Works

Filed under:   by Xrlq @ 9:53 am

Daniel Weintraub reports another referendum is now in the works. This one targets SB 2, which would impose draconian health care requirements on all employers with 50 or more employees. The Sacramento Business Journal has more.

This job-killer may be worse for California than licenses for illegals. However, the referendum will be a much tougher sell, as the idea of making employers provide health insurance to employees isn’t so obviously wrong as issuing driver licenses to individuals who (1) don’t need them and (2) aren’t supposed to be here anyway.

 

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