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Resolution on the Opposition to the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact and Support of the Repeal of RCW 29A.56.300 - Adopted September 9, 2019
Whereas the Platform of the Republican National Committee (RNC) includes a declaration of opposition to, and urges the repeal of, all state legislation that attempts to implement the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact (NPVIC); Whereas the framers of the Federal Constitution rigorously sought an effective compromise in the selection of the Chief Executive that preserved both republican principles of government AND the inherent Sovereignty of the States; Whereas the method of Presidential election as outlined in Article II, Section 1 and the 12th Amendment reflect the time-tested and resilient intent of the framers of the Constitution; Whereas any attempt toRead more
I-1000 was approved on April 28, 2019 by the Washington State Legislature, passing by votes along party lines with Democrats approving I-1000 and Republicans rejecting I-1000 as biased legislation that would foster preferential treatment to selected individuals. I-1000 was designed to change the definitions of affirmative action and preferential treatment. It allows for change in the way affirmative action laws and policies are implemented. It will allow discrimination, based on race, sex, color, ethnicity or national origin as long as it is not the sole factor in the selection. As long as one discriminating characteristic is not the sole reasonRead more