Ballot initiatives

Waterfall Image For Safety Through Peace Ballot Initiative 101 In POWER UP

Safety through Peace - Initiative 101

2003 - Placed on the November 2003 ballot in Denver, Colorado.

This proposed ordinance would have required the City and County of Denver to identify and implement any peace-creating programs, specifically programs that reduce social stress as measured by scientific evidence showing that they greatly reduce crime, warfare and terrorism, especially such programs that also provide a net financial benefit to the city as a "peace dividend." [Read full text in the PDF download below.]

Extraterrestrial Affairs Commission Initiative 300 Campaign Poster

Extraterrestrial Affairs Commission - Initiative 300

Placed on the November 2010 ballot in Denver, Colorado

This proposed ordinance would have required the City and County of Denver to, among other things, provide the most accurate, complete, credible and relevant information about extraterrestrial intelligent beings on Earth to city government personnel and residents.

 [Read full text in the PDF download below.] 




OTHER BALLOT INITIATIVES DRAFTED BUT NOT ON THE BALLOT:


2013 – Creating a "New Energy State"

  • This proposed ordinance would require giving immediate and highest priority to implementing the most cost-effective and affordable clean energy and climate change solutions. It would protect persons involved in development and sale of New Energy technology. It would also declare New Energy technology and related property to have the same standing as‚ "energy facilities," as defined by the USA PATRIOT Act. Additionally, it would and establish a state-level patent office to, fast-track‛ patents for clean energy and other critical technologies.

2000 – Addressing Lying by Politicians [Drafted December 2000]

  • All powers of every branch and every level of government are derived from the power of the People. The proposed law would require that when any elected or appointed government official, or their representative, addresses the court of public opinion on matters of public policy, they are addressing the highest court in the nation and are therefore under oath to tell the truth or be subject to prosecution and punishment for perjury or contempt of court.

2000 – Truth in Labeling for Fake News [Drafted December 2000]

  • Information that is deceptive, fabricated, and blatantly false, is not only useless but also destructive with respect to accomplishing our goals as individuals and a society. This proposed ordinance would make it unlawful for any "news" source to sell, give, deliver, furnish or broadcast any fake news without labeling it as false or fake.

2000 – State Budgeting [Submitted to the Colorado State Legislature and later withdrawn]

  • A proposed state law, "To require that a Perfect Budget Board…determine whether any proposed program for which a budget request is made, is efficacious or cost-effective according to peer-reviewed scientific journals, in achieving the goal of the requesting department, agency, or institution."