Initiatives v Oligarchy

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

Congressional Right to Overrule

Congress may neither change nor overrule a Direct or Advisory Initiative unless the Direct Initiative explicitly grants it. Congress can also use any Constitutionally authorized right to use nationwide Referendums to change or overrule a Direct Initiative.

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