A California federal appeals court struck down the state's voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage, but that decision won't prevent Minnesotans from voting on a similar initiative in the fall. Voters in many states will be considering a host of ballot initiatives this year. Midmorning looks at why states are increasingly turning to direct democracy.
Kerri's guest is Dale Carpenter, professor of civil rights and civil liberties law at the University of Minnesota. Her other guest is Bruce Cain, Heller professor of political Science and director of the UC Washington Center.