The Record: Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Sometime when your state legislators don't act, the citizens do. They pass a voter initiative. We saw that with same-sex marriage and marijuana, voters changing the law themselves. Well this morning there is a different story. There was about to be an initiative to make it easier to prosecute police officers who use deadly force, but this time, legislators are trying to head off that initiative. Austin Jenkins joins us to discuss this bill and a few others that are trying to make in time before the legislative session ends tomorrow.
Also author Amy Chua, you may know her for the Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother. Her new book is about political tribalism. She discusses why we find and stick with tribes.
And the WA ferry system wants you to write a haiku about your boat riding experience. We'll get you started with a couple haiku.