Mo. Legislators Quick to Overturn Voter-Approved Initiatives Because Voters Have Allowed It, Constitutional Law Expert Says

Wednesday, March 23, 2011 - 15:32 in Mathematics & Economics

Last November, Missouri voters approved Proposition B, which amended state law to more strictly regulate large-scale dog breeders. Now, just four months later, Prop B is set to be repealed if the Missouri House of Representatives and Gov. Jay Nixon follow the state senate's lead. Can this happen in every state? Only if the voters allow it, says Gregory Magarian, JD, professor of law at Washington University in St. Louis and an expert on constitutional law.

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