Do democratic governments have faith in the people to vote on issues? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Ernest Saenz
    • 10.06.10 | 03:49 (IDT)

    What would the people chose? The issue of "Gay Pride" parades is one that could be put on the next Israeli ballot to see if the peoples wishes are to have them or not. That would be true democracy to see if peoples wishes are to openly display and in essence promote this. People are elected and who knows how they might be influenced for what. We're being railroaded. There are an array of issues that could be considered to see where peoples values lay.

    from the article: Report: Madrid bans Israelis from gay pride march over Gaza flotilla raid
    First published 22:17 09.06.10 | Last updated 22:17 09.06.10
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