Should the People Appointed to Interpret the State Constitution Be Allowed to Interpret the State Constitution?



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New Hampshire courts have ruled that the state's school funding system is unconstitutional, and has given the legislature until July to remedy this. Predictably, some anti-tax advocates are making noise about amending the state constitution to bar the state's supreme court from ruling on this matter. A new Concord Monitor poll takes the public's pulse on this question. The good news: 53 percent of New Hampshire residents think it would be a bad idea to take away the court's ability to monitor the constitutionality of education funding. The bad news: 40 percent think it's a great idea.

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