Originally Posted by BucEyedPea
We don't live in a democracy. We live in a representative Republic and a Constitution that restrains the govt as well as the majority when they violate rights, including property rights.
All that is probably in the ads that Bowser mentioned. I think that's why we're not supposed to be allowed to just vote life or property from the minority to the majority.
We do it on a fairly regular basis, but I seem to recall that we're not supposed to be allowed to do it.