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  •  I'm happy to know that. If there were some way (3+ / 0-)
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    to know how much petitions contributed to those changes, it would be great to know, but these kinds of things are highly intangible.

    Surely there was an influence. I hope that influence is something that becomes more transparent through better information in the future. At the end though, when it comes down to a single person's change of mind, how would we know with any certainty unless they admit that petitions were the proximate cause.

    I'm just a nuts-and-bolts kind of guy and like to do things which I can see having an impact.  Registering voters, for example, results in direct statistics of more registered voters.

    :-)

    "The law is meant to be my servant and not my master, still less my torturer and my murderer." -- James Baldwin. July 11, 1966.

    by YucatanMan on Fri May 17, 2013 at 02:08:41 PM PDT

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