All of the usual parties at the government feeding bin, unions, chamber of commerce, etc. poured money into the state to create fear of what would happen if this passed. Also, folks are generally uneducated about true property rights and thus true natural rights. When you say you don't really own your land, they do a double take and think you are nuts. The brain washing through public education, the media, etc. at work. This was a step in the right direction, and now the education for this and other liberty-minded things needs to continue.