Proponents of background checks for gun sales are exploring ballot options

  • Article by: MIKE BAKER , Associated Press
  • Updated: April 28, 2013 - 5:41 PM
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jarlmnApr. 28, 1310:40 PM

So basically, having been properly thwarted in Congress, the Democrats will instead try to make it a popularity contest? Contrary to what far too many in our supposedly "educated" public (and politicians) think, this country is not a mob-rule "democracy" but a Constitutional Republic. Whether on guns or same-sex marriage or anything, Referendums are nothing less than the very type of mob-rule that the Framers attempted to steer us away from.

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