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Warning: “Every government degenerates when trusted to the rulers of the people alone. The people themselves are its only safe depositories.” (Thomas Jefferson)

1.2: Legislative Powers in the People by Initiative Powers

Article I, Section 1 of the U.S. Constitution concerning all legislative powers shall be, and hereby is, amended by inserting the following phrase at the end of the sentence: “, and in the People through their Initiative Powers”

Explanation of Legislative Powers in the People by Initiative Powers

Article I, Section 1 of the U.S. Constitution describes the design of the legislative branch of US Government — the Congress.  Important ideas include the separation of powers between branches of government (checks and balances), the election of Senators and Representatives, the process by which laws are made, and the powers that Congress has. Article I, Section 1 currently defines the allocation of “All legislative powers herein granted shall be vested in a Congress of the United States, which shall consist of a Senate and House of Representatives.”. This must be revised to include the People’s new right in the People of Initiative Powers that  includes Power Parallel to Congress.