Why You Should Vote Yes for Amendment 71, to Raise the Bar on Amendments

Editor’s note: As part of our continuing election coverage, we’re taking a closer look at amendments and propositions that will be on the Colorado ballot in November. Today we examine Amendment 71 by way of an interview with a spokeswoman for the campaign.Tomorrow we’ll highlight a Q&A with a representative of the opposition. Amendment 71, known as Raise the Bar, …

Raise the bar: ‘Yes’ to making it more difficult to amend Colorado’s Constitution

October 11, 2016 – The Durango Herald Amendment 71 will not limit Coloradans’ freedom of expression or their right to govern themselves. It will encourage them to do so, however, in a more responsible manner. The state’s Constitution is not the place for routine legislation or pet schemes. Amendment 71 would require proposed constitutional amendments to be signed by 2 …

EDITORIAL: Vote ‘yes’ on 71, to protect our way of life in Colorado

October 2, 2016 – The Gazette The weak and vulnerable nature of our state constitution, which changes at whim, threatens Colorado’s way of life. Amendment 71 would “raise the bar” to protect Coloradans from constitutional shenanigans and mob rule. If the U.S. Constitution were easy to change, we would not recognize the country. Politically correct activists would amend or negate …