Indignant that the voters would dare repeal their Luna laws, Idaho's legislators are determined to prevent any such future outrage. By a 25-to-10 vote Monday, state senators added one more hurdle for initiative and referendum organizers to clear. The law now requires raising signatures from 6 percent of Idaho's qualified electors, which now equals 53,751. In addition, legislators would have those ballot measure backers forced to secure 6 percent of the electors from at least 18 of Idaho's 35 legislative districts.That's supposed to give rural Idaho voters a voice over initiatives contrary to their interests - such as marijuana legalization, liquor privatization or tougher animal cruelty laws. So says the Idaho Farm Bureau/Marty Trillhaase, Lewiston Tribune. More here.