The following written testimony was submitted to the House Government Oversight and Accountability Committee for a June 23, 2015, hearing on the proposed amendment to Ohio's initiated constitutional amendment process.
I sympathize with the goals of Sub. H.J.R. 4 but, for the reasons stated more fully below, oppose the proposal in its present form. Its vague and ambiguous language is an invitation to judicial lawmaking and would do more harm than good if adopted. [Read Comment]