• The Fifteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution (1789) guarantees that an American citizen cannot be discriminated against in exercising the right to vote. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Attempts to deny citizens the right to vote were made unlawful in 1964 by the Twenty-Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. (encyclopedia.com)
  • The seventeenth article of amendment to the Constitution of the United States is hereby repealed. (freerepublic.com)
  • The 15th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was ratified in 1870, it granted African Americans the right to vote but unsuccessfully went to the range of gender. (bellaonline.com)
  • After more than 70 years of struggle by suffragists and the suffragist supporters, the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was finally ratified on August 26th, 1920. (bellaonline.com)
  • The only thing settled is its title: "Joint resolution proposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States. (go.com)
  • Twenty-first Amendment , amendment (1933) to the Constitution of the United States that officially repealed federal prohibition , which had been enacted through the Eighteenth Amendment , adopted in 1919. (britannica.com)
  • Twenty-first Amendment The Twenty-first Amendment to the Constitution of the United States, ratified in 1933. (britannica.com)
  • Section 3-This article shall be inoperative unless it shall have been ratified as an amendment to the Constitution by conventions in the several States, as provided in the Constitution, within seven years from the date of the submission hereof to the States by the Congress. (britannica.com)
  • Eleventh Amendment , amendment (1795) to the Constitution of the United States establishing the principle of state sovereign immunity. (britannica.com)
  • It is, for all intents and purposes, the first amendment that sought to correct or at least clarify a seemingly concrete element of the Constitution. (britannica.com)
  • The party's deputy leader, Mary Lou McDonald, said she recalled the toxic atmosphere in which the Eighth Amendment was inserted into the Constitution. (rte.ie)
  • Analysis of the Fifth Amendment Katrina Krolak, Katia Denis and Dan Mullen The University of Phoenix U.S. Constitution HIS 301 Georgia Mc Millen March 17, 2008 Introduction The Fifth Amendment provides for certain personal protections including the right to avoid self-incrimination and the potential for criminal convictions based on double jeopardy. (bartleby.com)
  • It is a part of the Bill of Rights, the first Ten Amendments of the Constitution. (bartleby.com)
  • Fifth Amendment The Fifth Amendment (Amendment V) which is followed by the United States Constitution belongs to the part of the Bill of Rights and will protect each and every individual from being compelled to witnesses against themselves in all sorts of criminal cases. (bartleby.com)
  • Columnist Scott Maxwell gives his take on some of the proposed amendments to the Florida Constitution. (orlandosentinel.com)
  • Almost every amendment they proposed could have been dealt with in the state Legislature, without cluttering the Constitution with more amendments. (orlandosentinel.com)
  • To protect the basic rights of Americans--rights which each person possesses and that are guaranteed, but not granted, by any government--the framers added the first ten amendments to the Constitution as a package. (nraila.org)
  • The amendments he wrote would not change anything in the original Constitution. (nraila.org)
  • In a significant political breakthrough, the Nepal government has approved a constitution amendment proposal to address, partially, the grievances of the Madhesis on Tuesday evening. (hindustantimes.com)
  • In a significant political breakthrough, the Nepal government on Tuesday approved a constitution amendment proposal that will partially address the grievances of the Madhesis. (hindustantimes.com)
  • The amendment takes elements of the law already on the books and moves it into the Georgia Constitution, he said. (ajc.com)
  • But on August 18, 1920, the 19th Amendment to the Constitution was finally ratified, enfranchising all American women and declaring for the first time that they, like men, deserve all the rights and responsibilities of citizenship. (history.com)
  • Almost immediately after the war ended, the 14th Amendment and the 15th Amendment to the Constitution raised familiar questions of suffrage and citizenship. (history.com)
  • They began to fight for a universal-suffrage amendment to the U.S. Constitution. (history.com)
  • In 1923, the National Women's Party proposed an amendment to the Constitution that prohibited all discrimination on the basis of sex. (history.com)
  • Many opponents of the amendment approach believe it is unwise to change the Constitution for reasons such as mandating a balanced budget. (chicagotribune.com)
  • You really can`t substitute a constitutional amendment for the necessary political will,`` Evans said, adding that opponents believe ``it just isn`t the right thing to do to the Constitution. (chicagotribune.com)
  • The Court's argument seemed to be that the amendment to the state constitution was a state action violating equal protection. (cornell.edu)
  • Before and after the First Amendment was added to the constitution in 1791, there was much tumultuous speech in this fledgling republic, leading President John Adams to push through Congress the 1798 Alien and Sedition Acts that punished any of the new Americans who held the president or Congress "up to ridicule. (villagevoice.com)
  • The Ballot Board approved ballot language for a proposal that seeks to ban monopolies and cartels from being added to Ohio's constitution, in effect taking aim at the 10 sites described in the proposed marijuana legalization amendment. (washingtontimes.com)
  • RATIO :Sec 4 RA 6132: it is simply an application of Sec 2 Art 12 of Constitution Constitutionality of enactment of RA 6132: Congress acting as Constituent Assembly, has full authority to propose amendments, or call for convention for the purpose by votes and these votes were attained by Res 2 and 4. (scribd.com)
  • I don?t see where somebody can see a break of the law, or a fraudulent action, when a majority of parliament members are proposing to discuss an amendment to the constitution. (voanews.com)
  • When we talk of (an) amendment to the constitution to have the president elected by one poll instead of two, due to budgetary reasons, it is the right of the parliament member, or the government, or the head of state, or 100,000 citizens, to propose such an amendment. (voanews.com)
  • An amendment is a formal or official change made to a law, contract, constitution, or other legal document. (wikipedia.org)
  • Friendly amendment Non-textual amendment Second-degree amendment Substitute amendment http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/amendment http://www.cftc.gov/IndustryOversight/RuleAmendments/enumeratedagcommodities http://constitution.findlaw.com/amendments.html http://www.constitution.org/cons/germany.txt Robert, Henry M. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Gallagher Amendment was an amendment to the Colorado Constitution enacted in 1982 concerning property tax. (wikipedia.org)
  • Our stance is that we feel we need to repeal the Eighth Amendment to allow for the care of women in our organisation who have been through the trauma of a diagnosis of a severe or fatal foetal anomaly. (rte.ie)
  • He is actually arguing for a full on repeal of the 2nd amendment, which would itself require a constitutional amendment. (freerepublic.com)
  • This gave the amendment the two-thirds majority of state ratification in order to make it the law of the land. (bellaonline.com)
  • Ratification of the amendment was completed on Dec. 5, 1933. (britannica.com)
  • and (b) it is the only amendment that has used the auxiliary method of ratification via state conventions rather than the legislatures of the states. (britannica.com)
  • September 26, 2017 2017-09-17T09:06:24-04:00 https://images.c-span.org/Files/0a0/20170917090714001_hd.jpg Angela Dodson, author of Remember the Ladies, talked about the women's suffrage movement and the obstacles it faced before the 1920 ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment. (c-span.org)
  • Angela Dodson, author of Remember the Ladies, talked about the women's suffrage movement and the obstacles it faced before the 1920 ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment. (c-span.org)
  • The Fifth Amendment was included in this final approval and ratification. (bartleby.com)
  • Following RATIFICATION of the Fourteenth Amendment, the Supreme Court began making individual freedoms enumerated in the Bill of Rights applicable to the states via the doctrine of incorporation. (bartleby.com)
  • Our aim is to ratify the amendment this year," the environment ministry spokesman told Reuters, adding that ratification still needs to go through the regular legislative process including approval from parliament and the president. (reuters.com)
  • An European Commission representative said the intention is to deposit the ratification instrument of the Doha Amendment to the Kyoto Protocol by the end of the year. (reuters.com)
  • As a result, they refused to support the 15th Amendment and even allied with racist Southerners who argued that white women's votes could be used to neutralize those cast by African-Americans. (history.com)
  • This pro-15th-Amendment faction formed a group called the American Woman Suffrage Association and fought for the franchise on a state-by-state basis. (history.com)
  • In fact, in January of 1918, the amendment passed the House of Representatives and in June of 1919, the amendment was approved by the Senate. (bellaonline.com)
  • From its inception in 1919, a principal element of MPA's mission has been "to defend the freedom to write and publish under the First Amendment. (magazine.org)
  • Amendment 1 required the parties to cooperate and negotiate in good faith to amend the .COM RA if and when the DOC and Verisign made changes to the Cooperative Agreement, to ensure those changes were reflected in the .COM RA and to amend the terms to preserve and enhance the security and stability of the Internet or the .COM TLD. (icann.org)
  • Under Amendment 1, the parties agreed to cooperate and negotiate in good faith to amend the .COM Registry Agreement (RA) as necessary to reflect changes made to Verisign's Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC), and to amend the terms to preserve and enhance the security and stability of the Internet or the .COM top-level domain (TLD). (icann.org)
  • Friday marks the 231st anniversary of the passage of the First Amendment, protecting the freedom of speech, religion and the press. (yahoo.com)
  • The temperance movement was a strong force in U.S. politics in the early 20th century, enabling it to win passage of the Eighteenth Amendment . (britannica.com)
  • But while it will get registered, the passage of the amendment requires a two-thirds majority. (hindustantimes.com)
  • Passage of the proposed constitutional amendment Nov. 3 would make Ohio a rare state to go from entirely outlawing marijuana to allowing it for all uses in a single vote. (washingtontimes.com)
  • With the passage of the amendments, FDA was no longer a helpless bystander while unproven medicines were streaming into pharmacies and onto patients' bedside tables," says Hamburg. (fda.gov)
  • The Cruz amendment would provide $70 billion to insurers from 2020 to 2026. (healthline.com)
  • The amendment is intended to form a legal framework for CO2 reduction efforts until 2020, when the Paris climate agreement that more than 200 nations signed in late 2015 kicks in. (reuters.com)
  • The amendment forms a legal framework for CO2 reduction efforts until 2020, when the Paris climate agreement that more than 200 nations signed in late 2015 kicks in. (reuters.com)
  • In any event, the Cruz amendment may not even be included in that scoring if some Senate Republicans have their way. (healthline.com)
  • That's because Democrats control the Senate, and only one Democrat has proposed a constitutional amendment: Sen. Mark Udall, D-Colo. His proposal would take Social Security out of the budget and prohibit tax cuts for millionaires unless the budget is balanced. (go.com)
  • With no public hearing, and even less notice, shortly before the August recess, the Senate Intelligence Committee approved S.3454, the Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013, a bill with serious First Amendment implications that appeared to be on the fast track to Senate approval. (magazine.org)
  • Brazil's Senate approved a constitutional amendment Wednesday that will allow standing presidents, governors and mayors to run for re-election -- a move to help President Fernando Henrique Cardoso pursue continued economic reform. (wsj.com)
  • The opinion of President Bush's nominee to replace retiring Justice Sandra Day O'Connor , outlined in a 1984 memorandum, could provide insight into his views on criminal procedure and Fourth Amendment rights, which will be the subject of debate during his Senate confirmation hearings next month. (foxnews.com)
  • Republicans are trying to add an amendment to a highway bill currently in the Senate that would allow employers to opt out of a new federal health-care mandate for their employees if they have religious objections. (csmonitor.com)
  • Senate Republicans - with exceptions - are framing the amendment by Sen. Roy Blunt (R) of Missouri as a defense of a fundamental constitutional right. (csmonitor.com)
  • This legislation is too important to be bogged down by political amendments," said Senate majority leader Harry Reid (D) of Nevada in a floor speech on Thursday. (csmonitor.com)
  • S enate minority leader Mitch McConnell says Senate Republicans will unanimously support a balanced-budget amendment, to be unveiled Wednesday as the core of the GOP's fiscal agenda. (prospect.org)
  • The pension amendment proposal must be passed by the state Senate by Thursday in order to appear on this November's ballot for New Jersey voters. (app.com)
  • Senate President Stephen Sweeney (left) and Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto have until Thursday to pass a proposed constitutional amendment requiring the state make quarterly pension payments. (app.com)
  • The issue carries enormous political weight because the amendment is backed by the state's powerful unions, including the New Jersey Education Association, the state's largest teachers union and has been championed by Senate President Steve Sweeney, a possible candidate for governor in 2017. (app.com)
  • Senate Majority Leader Loretta Weinberg, an ally of Sweeney's, says the plan is for the Senate to pass the transportation-funding legislation on Monday and the pension amendment at the chamber's next meeting on Thursday. (app.com)
  • WASHINGTON - Final Senate action on a constitutional amendment requiring a balanced budget was put off Wednesday night after opponents said they had enough votes to defeat the controversial measure. (chicagotribune.com)
  • The delay indicated there has been a surprising turnaround on the amendment, which is strongly backed by President Reagan and Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole (R., Kan.) and is a key issue on the agenda of many conservatives. (chicagotribune.com)
  • Dole said he was working with opponents on a plan to schedule a vote on March 25, giving the administration and Senate supporters 10 days to twist enough arms to save the amendment. (chicagotribune.com)
  • Simon and the other supporters hope his backing will help the amendment in the Senate and in the House, where the senator served for many years. (chicagotribune.com)
  • The debate on the balanced-budget amendment was broadcast live on radio, the second time Senate proceedings have been carried to the public on electronic media. (chicagotribune.com)
  • The Senate has no general germaneness requirement for amendments, so the IRS amendment could be allowed even on an unrelated water projects bill. (rollcall.com)
  • After two days of speeches that teed up the floor fight on immigration reform, the Senate is expected to proceed to the bill Tuesday and open its doors to a flood of amendments. (yahoo.com)
  • Amendment would protect Poverty Point researcher A Senate bill seeking to give more authority to employ officers at state museums and park wardens was amended Thursday by area senators to protect a position at the Poverty Point World Heritage Site. (thenewsstar.com)
  • The proposed Amendment 3 and the proposed LOI arise from obligations in amendment No. 1 to the .COM RA (Amendment 1), dated 20 October 2016 . (icann.org)
  • The proposed Amendment 3 to the .COM Registry Agreement (Amendment 3) and the proposed binding Letter of Intent (LOI) satisfy the party's agreement to negotiate certain terms described in the first amendment to the .COM Registry Agreement (Amendment 1), dated 20 October 2016. (icann.org)
  • The amendment states that the "right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any state on account of race, color, or previous condition of servitude. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Though the language applied to people of all races, it was sometimes called the Black Suffrage (right to vote) Amendment because, during the period in which it was passed, legislators intended to prevent southern states from denying African American citizens the right to vote. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Under the authority of this amendment , the states are shielded from suits brought by citizens of other states or foreign countries. (britannica.com)
  • This resolution proposes a constitutional amendment allowing 17-year-old citizens who will turn 18 on or before the day of a regular election to vote in its primary. (scarleteen.com)
  • On August 18, 2017, the President signed into law the Food and Drug Administration Reauthorization Act (FDARA) , which includes the reauthorization of the Generic Drug User Fee Amendments (GDUFA) through September 2022. (fda.gov)
  • The analysis of the Fifth Amendment in this research will review the background of the amendment, and various interpretations throughout history. (bartleby.com)
  • The impact of the Fifth Amendment on American society, and the potential for changes in the future will also be researched. (bartleby.com)
  • History of the Fifth Amendment As originally ratified it was unclear whether the Fifth Amendment applied only against action taken by the federal government or if it also protected freedoms from state governmental abuse. (bartleby.com)
  • 243, 8 L.Ed. 672 (1833), when it ruled that the Fifth Amendment did not apply to the states. (bartleby.com)
  • The Fifth Amendment has five sections or clauses. (bartleby.com)
  • The Fifth Amendment Crimes are not always admitted. (bartleby.com)
  • The Fifth Amendment gives the right to say "I plead the Fifth" which means that once you say that then nobody can make one talk and tell that you have done something wrong or just anything in general. (bartleby.com)
  • When the man said I plead the fifth he refers back to the fifth amendment. (bartleby.com)
  • The fifth Amendment Everyday, people wait in a courtroom for a verdict by the grand jury. (bartleby.com)
  • The concept above, is used and enforced in the courts through the fifth amendment. (bartleby.com)
  • His lawyer said in court that his Fifth Amendment rights were violated after being questioned for the better part of three hours. (bellaonline.com)
  • The Fifth Amendment supplies us with right against self-incrimination. (bellaonline.com)
  • No matter how serious the crime is that one is being arrested for, this person still has his Fifth Amendment right to remain silent and his Sixth Amendment right to counsel, however there is a public safety addendum added to the Miranda Warning in 1984. (bellaonline.com)
  • If you have been arrested and you give up your right to remain silent, it is important for you to know that at anytime during questioning, you can stop answering questions by invoking your Fifth Amendment right. (bellaonline.com)
  • Problem not without compensation under the fifth amendment. (slashdot.org)
  • Under current jurisprudence, the fifth amendment applies even to benefits provided by the government, including certain government jobs and welfare benefits. (slashdot.org)
  • The paper argued that net neutrality would essentially grant an easement over the ISP's wires and that this permanent invasion would be a taking under the fifth amendment. (slashdot.org)
  • Under current jurisprudence, a regulatory taking is a taking under the fifth amendment. (slashdot.org)
  • For references , please go to https://www.eea.europa.eu/about-us/documents/eea-budgets/budget-of-the-european-environment-agency-for-the-financial-year-2011/corrigendum-to-amendment-3 or scan the QR code. (europa.eu)
  • Do Patents On Medical Diagnostics Violate The First Amendment? (techdirt.com)
  • I've embedded the filing below, and it's worth reading, as it does a very detailed and well annotated and cited explanation for why such seizures, prior to any adversarial hearing, violate the First Amendment. (techdirt.com)
  • On the contrary, the tenth amendment reserves that right to the states. (slashdot.org)
  • Yet, couples could face that kind of unthinkable government investigation if Colorado voters allow Amendment 48 to pass. (commondreams.org)
  • If approved by voters, Amendment 36 would come into effect immediately and apply to the November election. (voanews.com)
  • Some of the organizations that oppose this amendment are the League of Women Voters, Floridians for Solar Choice, Audubon Societies, Christian Coalition of Florida, the AFL-CIO and ReThink Energy Florida. (tallahassee.com)
  • The Marsy's Law proposed amendment passed both state legislature chambers unanimously this year, and in May, Gov. Nathan Deal signed a bill to implement it if voters approve. (ajc.com)
  • Facing impending prosecution, the voters fought back in federal court, arguing that the New Hampshire statute violated their free speech rights under the First Amendment. (slate.com)
  • Husted said the board tried to give a fair review of the proposal, so voters would know the relevant parts of the amendment. (washingtontimes.com)
  • But he also said if voters approve both, the anti-monopoly measure would go into effect immediately and serve as a roadblock to the marijuana amendment when it takes effect 30 days later. (washingtontimes.com)
  • Simply put, the Stupak/Pitts amendment would restrict women's access to abortion coverage in the private health insurance market, undermining the ability of women to purchase private health plans that cover abortion, even if they pay for most of the premiums with their own money. (plannedparenthood.org)
  • This amendment reaches much further than the Hyde Amendment, which has prohibited public funding of abortion in most instances since 1977. (plannedparenthood.org)
  • The majority of private health insurance plans currently offer abortion coverage, and the Stupak/Pitts amendment would result in the elimination of private abortion coverage in the 'exchange,' the new insurance market created under health care reform, as well as in the public option, if one is created. (plannedparenthood.org)
  • The Stupak/Pitts amendment would purportedly allow women who want comprehensive reproductive health care coverage to purchase a separate, single-service rider to cover abortion. (plannedparenthood.org)
  • Democratic Sen. Ben Nelson and Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch today filed their amendment to tighten restrictions on federal funding for abortion. (politico.com)
  • The amendment prohibits federal funds from paying for abortion. (politico.com)
  • Subject to paragraph (2), nothing in this Act (or any amendment made by this Act) shall be construed to require any health plan to provide coverage of abortion services or to allow the Secretary or any other person or entity implementing this Act (or amendment) to require coverage of such services. (politico.com)
  • Traditional anti-abortion groups have not embraced personhood amendments, favoring an incremental approach. (dispatch.com)
  • Which means that the full effect of this amendment, if the bill is passed as is, wouldn't be known until after the marketplace had already splintered. (healthline.com)
  • Using legislative tactics they tried unsuccessfully earlier in the year, the sponsors of S. 3454, the Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013, recently attempted once again to "hotline" a bill containing a section with serious First Amendment implications. (magazine.org)
  • This amendment is an unacceptable addition to the health care reform bill that, if enacted, would result in women losing health benefits they have today. (plannedparenthood.org)
  • The bill includes the Stupak/Pitts amendment that would leave women worse off after health care reform than they are today, violating President Obama's promise to the American people that no one would be forced to lose her or his present coverage under health reform. (plannedparenthood.org)
  • In fact, this amendment would create a two-tiered system that would punish women, particularly those with low and middle incomes, the very people this bill is intended to assist. (plannedparenthood.org)
  • Most telling is the fact that the vast majority of members of the House who supported the Stupak/Pitts amendment in today's vote do not support HR 3962, revealing their true motive, which is to kill the health care reform bill. (plannedparenthood.org)
  • Polish President Andrzej Duda's signature on a bill ratifying the so-called Doha amendment to the Kyoto protocol was the last step needed for all 28 EU members to have separately enacted it. (reuters.com)
  • Those amendments have come to be known as the Bill of Rights. (nraila.org)
  • The Ninth Amendment was James Madison's attempt to ensure that the Bill of Rights was not seen as granting to the people of the United States only the specific rights it addressed. (cornell.edu)
  • The Blunt amendment would attach a provision to a key highway bill that would let employers opt out of a new federal health-care mandate for their employees if they have religious objections. (csmonitor.com)
  • Retired NBC News Executive VP Bill Wheatley will receive the First Amendment Service Award, which goes to an executive in an off-air, management position. (broadcastingcable.com)
  • The Florida Republican upped the ante on the IRS this afternoon, filing an amendment to an unrelated water resources bill to provide criminal penalties for similar acts in the future. (rollcall.com)
  • The members of the gang, for their part, are set to meet Wednesday, when they will begin to sift through the amendments that have been filed and to look for changes to the bill that they feel they can make to gain Republican votes without upsetting the bill's fundamentals. (yahoo.com)
  • The 1st Amendment was included in the Bill of Rights to prevent the government from intruding on American's rights to freedom of religion, speech, and assembly. (answers.com)
  • Amendment 48 would open more than 20,000 statutes and regulations to re-interpretation by the courts and lawyers. (commondreams.org)
  • The fact so many of the amendments they proposed have been challenged in the courts, as being deceitful in intent, brings into question their entire body of work. (orlandosentinel.com)
  • The regulation of attorney advertising continues to present challenging First Amendment issues for courts, as bar regulators attempt to protect the public from misleading, deceptive, or coercive ads while ensuring that attorneys retain a measure of free-expression protection. (mtsu.edu)
  • If Republicans push a vote on an amendment with spending caps, Cuellar says, the vote will be more about politics. (go.com)
  • The measure has supporters and opponents in both parties, though some Republicans have denounced the amendment as an effort to manipulate the election. (voanews.com)
  • Republicans, including Christie, oppose the amendment and say requiring quarterly pension payments could require cuts to other programs and relies too heavily on the assumption that the state's economy will continue to grow. (app.com)
  • immunity of states under the Eleventh Amendment to lawsuits by individuals to permit such actions against states and state agencies that violated the statute. (britannica.com)
  • Lofgren plans a similar amendment to the statute on fraud by wire, radio, or television, which states that a violation of an agreement or contractual obligation regarding Internet or computer use, such as an acceptable use policy or terms of service agreement, with an Internet service provider, Internet website, or employer is not in itself a violation of this section. (pcworld.com)
  • RTÉ's Aisling Kenny has been speaking to women on both sides of the debate on the Eighth Amendment. (rte.ie)
  • Minister for Health Simon Harris has described the commencement of the debate on the Eighth Amendment as one which, will in time, be seen as an historic one. (rte.ie)
  • During opening statements on the Report of the Joint Committee on the Eighth Amendment, he told members that he was fully aware of the sensitivities and complexities of this issue. (rte.ie)
  • Mr Adams said tolerance had to be the hallmark of the debate and that repealing the Eighth Amendment will correct an historic right, and he hoped it would happen as soon as possible. (rte.ie)
  • Solidarity-People Before Profit TD Ruth Coppinger warned there would be a revolt if a referendum on repealing the Eighth Amendment was delayed. (rte.ie)
  • Deputy BrÍd Smith of Solidarity-PBP told members that the Eighth Amendment was not protecting unborn children. (rte.ie)
  • The Dáil is discussing the recommendations of committee's report on the Eighth Amendment, with the discussion scheduled to continue tomorrow. (rte.ie)
  • Poston, whose circuit includes Murray and Whitfield counties, chairs the state Prosecuting Attorneys' Council and was involved in writing the proposed Marsy's Law amendment for Georgia. (ajc.com)
  • In rebuttal to the Michael J. Fox advertisement (which never directly mentioned Amendment 2), a Life Communications television ad with several celebrities appeared in opposition to the measure. (wikipedia.org)
  • The coalition that led the opposition to the amendment was called Missourians Against Human Cloning. (wikipedia.org)
  • [ citation needed ] Jeff Suppan , a pitcher for the St. Louis Cardinals , also appeared in opposition to the amendment. (wikipedia.org)
  • With the main opposition, the Communist Party of Nepal (Unified Marxist Leninist) led by K P Oli opposing the amendment, this will be difficult - though not impossible - to achieve. (hindustantimes.com)
  • There's been little voiced opposition to Amendment 4, and one of its key supporters says prosecutors and law enforcement agencies endorse Marsy's Law. (ajc.com)
  • A Democratic Republic of Congo cabinet minister has described as nonsensical accusations that a proposed constitutional amendment will weaken the opposition and will act as a significant boost to the ruling party in the scheduled 27th November general elections. (voanews.com)
  • Does the First Amendment protect medical professionals-vets, doctors, surgeons, psychotherapists-against intrusive regulation of their expression? (slate.com)
  • We are concerned that without clear guidelines for enforcement or even appropriate regulation, this amendment may create more problems than it intends to alleviate. (orlandosentinel.com)
  • The BPR establishes the criteria to identify substances that do not give rise to concern while Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 88/2014 establishes the procedure for the submission by companies of requests for the amendment of Annex I of the BPR (first inclusion of an active substance or amendments to the relevant restrictions) and their subsequent evaluation. (europa.eu)
  • Don't muck it up with extraneous amendments particularly that go after women's health," said Sen. Barbara Boxer (D) of California at a briefing with reporters on Wednesday. (csmonitor.com)
  • Planned Parenthood condemns the adoption of the Stupak/Pitts amendment in HR 3962 this evening. (plannedparenthood.org)
  • In November, the House passed an amendment written by Stupak -- a former state trooper and a Catholic from Menominee in the western Upper Peninsula -- that prohibited payment of federal subsidies to any insurance plan that covered elective abortions, even if a separate, segregated amount to pay for the procedure was collected from the insured person. (bigthink.com)
  • The Delaney clause was a provision in the amendment which said that if a substance were found to cause cancer in man or animal, then it could not be used as a food additive . (wikipedia.org)
  • The Delaney Clause is a provision in the amendment named after Congressman James Delaney of New York. (wikipedia.org)
  • May 19, 2010 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - A federal appellate court has ruled that differences in pension benefits between younger and older workers stemming from a plan amendment did not constitute age discrimination. (plansponsor.com)
  • The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that Windstream Communications Inc. did not run afoul of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) when it adopted a plan amendment stepping up pension benefits to younger workers but not changing benefits for older employees. (plansponsor.com)
  • This public comment proceeding is to obtain community input on the proposed amendment No. 3 to the .COM Registry Agreement (Amendment 3), and accompanying framework for ICANN org and VeriSign, Inc. (Verisign) to work together on additional initiatives related to enhancing the security, stability, and resiliency of the Domain Name System (DNS). (icann.org)
  • Once signed into law by President Kennedy on Oct. 10, 1962, the amendments established a framework that required drug manufacturers to prove scientifically that a medication was not only safe, but effective. (fda.gov)
  • [ citation needed ] Jim Talent , an incumbent Republican U.S. Senator facing re-election, was one of several candidates opposed to the amendment. (wikipedia.org)
  • Democrat Claire McCaskill (an amendment supporter) unseated Republican incumbent U.S. Senator Jim Talent (an amendment opponent) the same night that the amendment passed. (wikipedia.org)
  • The overwhelming majority of the members of the Republican conference want to vote on a balanced-budget amendment that has a chance of passing," says Rep. Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., who has been leading the effort in the House. (go.com)
  • The more honest explanation is that a fight over a balanced-budget amendment could get the GOP back on the same page-reuniting Republican government-haters with the Party's fiscal conservatives. (prospect.org)
  • Third, the amendment clarifies that foreign women who marry Nepali men, once they leave their original citizenship, can acquire naturalised citizenship of Nepal under federal law. (hindustantimes.com)
  • Rubio spokesman Alex Conant said that his amendment-which is not yet finished-would likely complement others being authored by Cornyn and Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Okla., with whom Rubio is working closely. (yahoo.com)
  • It was a top issue for NJEA President Wendell Steinhauer, who has lobbied lawmakers to pass the amendment, as he roamed the halls. (app.com)
  • With most lawmakers still working on their amendments-and Reid planning to seek a filing deadline of late this week or early next week-much of the action will be on the rhetorical front. (yahoo.com)
  • Vote no on Amendment 48. (commondreams.org)
  • It is time for we the people to send a message that the Constitutional Revision Commission as created is not acceptable, and that we will not vote for any amendment they proposed, which would require us to vote for something we do not like to get something we like. (orlandosentinel.com)
  • Vote no on Amendment 1. (tallahassee.com)
  • States across the US held special sessions to vote on the amendment. (nps.gov)
  • Florida, however, did not hold a vote on the amendment. (nps.gov)
  • Agosto decries the demonization he's gotten outside the Board , and will vote for the amendment. (scienceblogs.com)
  • Senator LA FOLLETTE'S conference of progressives, liberals and radicals of high and low degree favored an amendment abolishing the Electoral College and empowering the people to vote directly for President and Vice President. (nytimes.com)
  • If there's no deal on amendments to the WRDA measure, that cloture vote would take place noon Tuesday. (rollcall.com)
  • will begin discussing which amendments will get a vote. (yahoo.com)
  • A Democratic leadership aide said a vote on Cornyn's amendment was more likely than not. (yahoo.com)
  • I don't think it's something we'd have trouble defeating," the aide said, especially because most amendments will be subjected to a 60-vote threshold. (yahoo.com)
  • The amendment failed on a 6-12 vote in the Judiciary Committee. (yahoo.com)
  • They are counting on you to be distracted and not to focus on the full implications of Amendment 48. (commondreams.org)
  • This guidance explains the implications of an amendment to section 51A of the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 (HSW) by the Police Reform and Social Responsibility Act 2011 affecting who has HSW s2 employer duties when police officers from one force are shared with/on loan to other police forces. (hse.gov.uk)
  • The FBI's Aborted Plan to Remove Trump From Office Was Delusional Andrew McCabe says the DOJ considered lobbying Trump's Cabinet to invoke the 25th Amendment. (nymag.com)
  • The Case Against Using the 25th Amendment to Get Rid of Trump Pundits are suggesting that the president's own Cabinet should take away his powers. (nymag.com)