Bird Hunting Referendum

"With an extremely close result, Maltese hunters have won the referendum to ban birdhunting in springtime. On Saturday, 11 2014, the Mediterranean island nation of 450,000 people faced a dramatic voting day. For the very first time since gaining independence from Britain in 1964, citizens were challenging the power of political parties by triggering a referendum."

Read more at:

http://www.democracy-international.org/bird-hunters-win-popular-vote-malta