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The People’s Law: William Jennings Bryan’s speech to the 1912 Ohio Constitutional Convention

BY: - July 12, 2023

Editor’s Note: We’ve talked about how Republican President Teddy Roosevelt spoke to the Ohio Constitutional Convention of 1912, and we’ve republished his comments in full. Early 20th Century perennial Democratic presidential candidate William Jennings Bryan also spoke to the convention about how crucial citizen power through initiative is. I’ve highlighted particularly pertinent sections in bold […]