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A conservative activist lawyer in Helena has proposed an amendment to the state constitution that would explicitly bar non-U.S. citizens from voting in Montana elections. Chris Gallus says the amendment is intended to preserve the integrity of elections, and that the amendment will prevent policies in some ...
The knock-out power rests on the assumption that Americans' right to keep a gun for their personal safety is embedded in the Second Amendment. Yet if that is so, the Founding ... The Second Amendment went into effect with the ratification of the U.S. Constitution in 1788. It only gained a stranglehold over ...

So here we are in 2018 and we still don't have Equal Rights for women enshrined in our Constitution. So, a group of us have come together to get the ball rolling. The Human Campaign is an effort to get the ERA passed and ratified by 2020 – the 100th anniversary of the 19th amendment which gave ...
"Securing our schools and protecting the constitutional rights of Americans are not mutually exclusive." Seventeen people were ... The lawsuit, filed in the Northern District of Florida, says the age minimum section of the new law violates the second and 14th amendments of the US Constitution. Read More.
A state representative hopes to get enough support for his measure opposing a change to the state's constitution for a progressive income tax to kill any such move. There are two measures in the Senate for an amendment to change Illinois' flat income tax rate to a graduated, or progressive, income tax rate, ...
Gun rights are enshrined in the Second Amendment, but women are still fighting for an equal rights amendment. ... Here's a disturbing fact to consider in 2018, the year women supposedly began to topple the patriarchy: Gun owners in the United States, a majority of whom are men, have better constitutional ...

South Carolina could join other states in calling for a convention to amend the U.S. Constitution, after a state Senate panel Thursday approved a call for ... a broader convention,” Teague said, referring to a separate resolution that would add amendments to limit the terms of federal officials and the federal ...
The founder of West Virginians for Life, and proponent of this constitutional amendment, defended the new legislation by saying that, under present law, ... Journal, is a U.S. Army veteran, former ER nurse and hosts a textile art exhibit, “Fabrics of Defiance,” part of the United States Veterans Arts Program.
Page Pate, a CNN legal analyst, is a criminal defense and constitutional lawyer based in Atlanta. He is an .... Now, putting aside the difficult question of whether there is the political will to actually ban these guns, would such a ban be constitutional given the 2nd Amendment right to "keep and bear arms?".
May the government monitor your internet habits or the location of your cell phone without a warrant? The United States Supreme Court will soon decide. This year, the court could decide as many as three cases involving the scope of the Fourth Amendment in the digital age. If the oral arguments in these ...

We are talking, of course, about the Second Amendment to U.S. Constitution, in the Bill of Rights. It reads in full: .... In 1995, a watershed year with big new GOP majorities in both chambers, two major constitutional amendments were brought to votes in the Capitol. One would have imposed term limits on ...
Mason, a Virginia politician and anti-Federalist, was one of only three delegates to the US Constitutional Convention of 1787 to refuse to sign the Constitution. He authored the Virginia Declaration of Rights, which later served as an influence for the United States Bill of Rights—and it was during the debates ...
The US Supreme Court has the exclusive authority to interpret the Constitution (Article III) and has done so with respect to the first two amendments based upon their language ... If these constitutional requirements are met, the action conforms to First Amendment separation of church and state, and is lawful.
The idea of Amendment 71 was to prevent the state constitution from being endlessly amended by various ballot measures petitioned onto the ballot. ... judge on Wednesday gave the Colorado Secretary of State until March 9 to show that a section of Amendment 71 is constitutional, or he'll rule it's not.
The Senate passed our proposed balanced budget/spending limitation amendment to the U.S. Constitution on Aug. 4, 1982, by a bipartisan vote of 69-31, surpassing the two-thirds requirement by two votes. In the House of Representatives, the amendment was approved by a bipartisan majority (236-187), ...
Term limits, Sanders said, are something President Donald Trump “supports here in the United States, but that's a decision that would be up to China.” Though Lu defended the proposed amendments to international media, China's government is even more vehement about forestalling criticism at home.
... Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, limiting future presidents to two four-year terms. The ratification of the amendment came on this date in 1951, when Minnesota became the 36th state to ratify it. President Dwight D. Eisenhower, who ran and won in 1952, voiced opposition, saying: "The United States ...


 

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