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How legislators use state constitutions to block policy changes they oppose

Fay, Daniel (2017) How legislators use state constitutions to block policy changes they oppose. USApp - American Politics and Policy Blog (16 Nov 2017). Website.

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Abstract

Political polarization is now part of the character of much of US politics, with many states enacting policies which reinforce legislators' ideological views. In new research on state prohibitions on same-sex marriage, Daniel Fay finds that state lawmakers pursued constitutional amendments, despite the policy often already being enshrined in state law. He writes that states were more likely to adopt ...

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/usappblog/
Additional Information: © 2017 The Author(s); Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JK Political institutions (United States)
Sets: Collections > LSE American Politics and Policy (USAPP) Blog
Date Deposited: 11 Dec 2017 15:25
Last Modified: 22 Jul 2020 23:18
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/86117

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