The initiative against the Young Plan narrowly secures the required 10% of eligible voter signatures. This means that the Reich Committee’s draft bill against the enslavement of the German People must be voted on in the Reichstag.
[Overesch/Saal, p. 430]
The Reichstag rejects the “Freedom Law” article by article in the second reading. During the vote on the controversial 4th article, the DNVP group splits. Consequently, twelve members of the Reichstag and moderate DNVP members leave the party, including subsequent Reichsministers Gottfried Treviranus and Hans Schlange-Schöningen.
[Overesch/Saal, p. 435]