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New York City :: NY :: USA | over 2 years ago

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Much of our current constitution deals with matters that are no longer relevant, such as the embarrassing references to any slave as being counted as 3/5 of a person. Before I propose my Twenty-Eighth Amendment which simplifies and revises Article V

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London :: United Kingdom | over 2 years ago

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The SNP has hailed Scotland's historic 1989 Claim of Right, which helped pave the way for devolution, despite previously refusing to sign it. The claim backed the case for a Scottish Parliament and was backed by a range of politicians, civic groups

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Minneapolis :: MN :: USA | over 2 years ago

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Some supporters of a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution are turning to a method last used by the founding fathers: A constitutional convention...At least 17 of the 34 states necessary have petitioned Congress for a convention to propose a

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Warrenton :: South Africa | over 2 years ago

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Search Tom DeWeese As Americans become more frightened by the disastrous direction our government is taking, and more frustrated that elected representatives are not listening to them, the demand is growing for drastic action. In recent months the

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Philadelphia :: PA :: USA | almost 3 years ago

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In recent months the action most heard in state houses across the nation is a rising call for a new Constitutional Convention (Con Con). Supporters somehow think a Con Con is the solution to saving our Republic. They want to amend the Constitution to

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Madrid :: IA :: USA | almost 3 years ago

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The delegates consisted of native Californios who had been Mexican citizens until 1848, and Americans from both north and south of the Maxon-Dixon line, who were unanimous that California should not become a slaveholding state. The resolution

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San Fernando :: CA :: USA | almost 3 years ago

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A wide variety of participants from both the left and the right mixed with surprising comfort and cordiality, and found numerous points of agreement. Something's just not right with the country, all agreed, and my comment that America has by far the

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Memphis :: TN :: USA | almost 3 years ago

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C onvening a constitutional convention to fundamentally alter the nation's governing foundations would be unpredictable, said the keynote speaker at a Harvard Law School symposium aimed at finding common ground between the political left and right.

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Butler :: PA :: USA | 3 years ago

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Those were the arguments of local elected officials debating the merits of a constitutional convention Tuesday morning before the Chamber of Business and Industry of Centre County. State Rep. Scott Conklin, D-Rush Township, who has penned legislation

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Tripoli :: Libya | 3 years ago

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A scholar who served for 40 years as a constitutional law expert at the Library of Congress is pointing to President Barack Obama's use of military force in Libya without congressional authorization--and, in the longer-term, a lack of effective

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