Point of View: Retaliation by Legislation? In Bills to Curb Initiative Petitions, Legislators Choose Power Over Democracy

Despite legislative hurdles, Oklahomans have increasingly turned to initiative petitions to address important policy issues such as criminal justice reform and medical marijuana. Initiative Petitions Practice Group Co-chair Melanie Wilson Rughani discusses how recently proposed bills could make the complex process and requirements for citizen-initiated measures to reach the ballot more difficult. More.