Direct democracy, kind of

We The People is Live!Welcome to We the People on WhiteHouse.gov. This tool provides you with a new way to petition the Obama Administration to take action on a range of important issues facing our country. If a petition gets enough support, White House staff will review it, ensure it’s sent to the appropriate policy experts, and issue an official response.

via We the People: Your Voice in Our Government | The White House.

I’ve used it and it really makes one think they’re making a difference. Who knows, maybe things are moving in the right direction after all. Here’s a sample petition that can get you started in all the directness:

https://wwws.whitehouse.gov/petitions/%21/petition/rescind-hhs-dept-mandate-requiring-catholic-employers-provide-contraceptivesabortifacients-their/lBxr7SdP

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