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Re: SC changes

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On Sat, 27 Mar 2004, Thomas Bushnell, BSG wrote:
> The voting process as I understand it forces me to vote for complete
> alternative proposals, not partial amendments.

Sortof. It requires the former, but you can use the sytem to achieve
the latter.

If you only like specific parts of a proposal, and there are enough
people who share you viewpoint for it to matter (6 people to second
your proposal) then you just need to propose an amendment
incorporating the parts you like and removing the parts that you

Don Armstrong

The sheer ponderousness of the panel's opinion ... refutes its thesis
far more convincingly than anything I might say. The panel's labored
effort to smother the Second Amendment by sheer body weight has all
the grace of a sumo wrestler trying to kill a rattlesnake by sitting
on it--and is just as likely to succeed.
 -- Alex Kozinski in Silveira V Lockyer


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