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How to fight climate change — one state constitution at a time

August 24, 2023

Maryland’s constitution covers a lot of territory in its 47 articles. The right to a trial by jury is in there. So are the legislative and executive powers. It specifically makes clear that people have a right to participate in the legislative process, that courts can’t silence free speech, that “paupers” ought not be taxed to pay for government and, thanks to some more recent amendments, there’s even language permitting slot machines and legalizing adult use of cannabis.

Article Source: Baltimore Sun

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