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6 Most Controversial Ballot Measures

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6 Most Controversial Ballot Measures

 

With such a close presidential election, many of us are focused on which candidate will be in the Oval Office this January. But that’s not the only thing voters will be deciding on. Indeed, in many states, some of the issues you care about most will be on the ballots. From labeling genetically-modified food to protecting animals from cruelty, click through for a closer look at some notable ballot measures.

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Katie Waldeck

Katie is a freelance writer focused on pets, food and women’s issues. A Chicago native and longtime resident of the Pacific Northwest, Katie now lives in Oakland, California.

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2:38PM PST on Jan 16, 2013

thank you for the article! i have a petition against Monsanto, please support by signing!

Aside from the fact that 91% of the population oppose genetically modified foods and all that the corporation Monsanto represents, The EU Bank is still to give Monsanto $40,000,000 of E.U. funds. This is a criminal act against the people! This Financial support would be better used on organic farming! We need to support small farms that will replenish the soil and use seeds that are not genetically modified . The future of our planet depends upon it! Monsanto does not need financial aid, it is a profit-making enterprise! Monsanto spent $7,100,500 defeating California's Prop 37, ONLY TO BE GRANTED PUBLIC FUNDS OF 40MILLION DOLLARS? "Monsanto would fail if it wasn't for government-sanctioned secrecy and 'too big to fail' bailouts!!! Now is the time to be angry! please sign and share the petition.

petition link: http://www.thepetitionsite.com/668/278/722/stop-monsanto-from-receiving-public-fund-from-the-eu-bank/

1:08PM PST on Nov 8, 2012

I do not see that much contoversy. Some are good, some stupid , behind all of them is politics,
We must NEVER FORGET ....ALL carier POLITICIANS are DANGEROUS insane CRIMINALS

4:42AM PST on Nov 8, 2012

Noted. thanks.

3:43AM PST on Nov 8, 2012

Noted, thanks for sharing.

10:22PM PST on Nov 7, 2012

yep. Most were shot down. The one that sicked me was ND's rejection.

10:15PM PST on Nov 7, 2012

Some I thought should be passed; others were a little extreme except that judgment is subjective.

4:39PM PST on Nov 7, 2012

thx

2:51PM PST on Nov 7, 2012

Thank you.

12:42PM PST on Nov 7, 2012

Thanks

11:42AM PST on Nov 7, 2012

noted

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