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Robber Barons

Starting “…in 1898…Initiative…citizen lawmaking spread across the United States because state legislatures were unresponsive in creating laws that the people needed to protect themselves from lobby groups…and the era’s robber barons. Additionally, while legislatures were quick to pass laws benefiting special interests, both legislatures and the courts were inflexible in their refusals to amend, repeal or adjudicate those laws in ways that would eliminate special interest advantages….” (Courtesy © Wikipedia)