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California’s Bad ‘Cup of Joe’

Steven Greenhut, The American Spectator

The initiative process has created some good laws, such as 1978’s tax-limiting Proposition 13. And few of us on the more conservative side of things want to hobble the process too much, given that it’s our only remaining check on a very liberal Legislature, but there’s no denying that activist groups often pass “mom and apple pie” measures that are filled with dangerous and costly nonsense that ends up leading to decisions such as this one in Los Angeles (a judge ruled Starbucks and others could be liable for failing to put warning labels on coffee cups).