Do you think that slavery would have been abolished in this country without Lincoln’s, Emancipation Proclamation?
Do you think that all the Jim Crow laws that barred African-Americans from living as free and equal citizens of this country would have been done away with in the old-South, had they been subject to popular vote? What about school integration?
Should the reproductive rights of women be subject to popular vote? Or was the Roe vs. Wade Supreme Court decision based on constitutional liberties that cannot be denied?
The civil liberties of human beings should not be subject to popular vote! Thank goodness, we have one eloquent politician, Cory A. Booker, Mayor of Newark, NJ, who has the courage and conviction to make that point as it applies to marriage-equality.