Proposition 36 passed and required probation and drug treatment not
A more interesting proposition was proposition 23 which did not pass but
would have added "none of the above" as a ballot option. It had no real
impact because if none of the above won the position would not remain empty
but the next runner up would win. It would only work if the position
At 08:27 AM 02/16/2001 +0100, you wrote:
>> What inalienable rights, as G B. Shaw said the English are absolutely
>> free to do what the laws and public opinion permit!
>The 'inalienable rights' would be those quoted in the (I suppose it is) US
>Constitution? (Being non-US citizen as I am, I'd need a bit of context help
>> We need a new much more comprehensive Bill of Right to begin with. Perhaps
>> California Prop 36 is a start.
>California Prop 36? What does that cover (as I stated above, I'm non-US
>citizen, with bad coverage of US legal politics ;-)
>> Best Ralph
>I probably still go with a rather na´ve approach, and a philosophical
>crystallization is one of the main things on my agenda, but so far, I have
>one major ethical _AXIOM_:
>* Every individual is entitled to do anything e wishes as long as it does
>not infringe on any other individuals integrity.
>In this, the 'inalienable' right not to be shot dead at a street corner is
>covered, as well as the 'inalienable' right to morphological freedom...
>// Mikael Johansson
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