Come election season, Colorado voters routinely face an eclectic array of ballot initiatives that has made it a national laboratory for big ideas.
This is the place that first granted women the right to vote and more than a century later legalized marijuana. And this year, voters will choose whether the state will launch the nation’s first universal healthcare system and allow the terminally ill to end their own lives.
But while this freewheeling exercise in citizen democracy is invigorating to many, others believe it has gone too far.
So they introduced Amendment 71 which many fear will change everything.
Backed by a campaign called Raise the Bar, the...