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It’s too easy to amend the state Constitution

By The Daily Sentinel Editorial Board February 9, 2016 February 9, 2016 http://www.gjsentinel.com/special_sections/articles/its-too-easy-to-amend-the-state-constitution (reprinted in the Fort Collins Coloradoan—http://www.coloradoan.com/story/opinion/2016/02/11/editorial-easy-amend-colorado-constitution/80204138/) Colorado is currently one of 18 states where citizens can bypass the legislature and place proposed constitutional amendments directly on the ballot. That’s an important right because it gives citizens direct access to the lawmaking process. If lawmakers ignore the wishes …