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Postural balance provides the body carriage stability and conditions for normal functions in stationary position or in movement, such as sitting, standing, or walking.Social Support: Support systems that provide assistance and encouragement to individuals with physical or emotional disabilities in order that they may better cope. Informal social support is usually provided by friends, relatives, or peers, while formal assistance is provided by churches, groups, etc.
  • 83,000 industry leading attorneys are eligible to vote (from around the world), and we have received almost 10 million evaluations on the legal abilities of other lawyers based on their specific practice areas around the world. (thenashvillenewsjournal.com)
  • They are trying to set up a second vote where Remain is on the ballot. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • I study the issue appearing on the ballot and make the decision from the information I obtain about the candidate or specific law, regulation, office or local situation on the voting ballot. (bellaonline.com)
  • Next, the judge struggled with placing the voting ballot into the proper position for loading into the assistive technology. (bellaonline.com)
  • Once, the machine was turn on and the ballot loaded the voting procedure was very easy. (bellaonline.com)
  • The technology provided specific and easy to understand directions for completing and marking the voting ballot. (bellaonline.com)
  • I completed the voting ballot within ten minutes and fulfilled my civic duty without any further problems. (bellaonline.com)
  • If you need help on polling day, you can apply to the presiding officer when you arrive to vote, asking them to mark your ballot paper for you. (nidirect.gov.uk)
  • All polling stations must provide a tactile voting device and at least one large print display version of the ballot paper. (nidirect.gov.uk)
  • Seniors can vote by mail with no excuse, while other voters need a special circumstance for an absentee ballot, such as sickness or physical condition. (dallasnews.com)
  • After the VRA was signed into law in 1965, states and municipalities across the country (but especially in the South) attempted procedural changes that wound up obstructing African Americans' or Latinos' access to the ballot or the impact of their voting. (latimes.com)
  • On Tuesday, Rector will seek to have his voting rights restored, and advocates representing him and others who have been disqualified will file a complaint with the U.S. Justice Department asking that California be required to notify them of the new law in time for the Nov. 8 ballot. (wlky.com)
  • Rector voted in 2010, telling his fiancee of his opinions on a flurry of state ballot measures. (wlky.com)
  • If you are a person with a disability, you may be wondering how the ADA protects your right to cast your ballot on Nov. 8. (forthepeople.com)
  • For a voter who is blind or has vision loss, ballot overlays, large type on the ballot, information technology, or recorded text and telephone voting systems can be an acceptable form of effective communication. (forthepeople.com)
  • For a voter with impaired dexterity, such as a person with a muscular disorder, an auxiliary aid and service could take the form of a stylus or ballot marking instrument with a knob that can be more readily grasped. (forthepeople.com)
  • This accessible voting system must afford voters with disabilities the same level of privacy that any other voter would receive when casting their ballot, as well as allow a person using a wheelchair the space needed to maneuver into and out of the booth. (forthepeople.com)
  • Those PSAs will present information on voter registration, instructions on obtaining a mail-in ballot and suggestions for safe voting as the pandemic continues to rage across the United States. (yahoo.com)
  • Twitter wants to empower every eligible person to vote in the 2020 US election, and we're focused on helping people register, better understand the voting process during COVID-19 including early voting options, and feel informed about the choices on their ballot," Twitter Public Policy Director Bridget Coyne and Senior Product Manager Sam Toizer wrote in a blog post on the announcement. (yahoo.com)
  • This includes establishing at least one accessible voting system for individuals with disabilities at each polling location and educating voters and poll workers on voting procedures and ballot casting. (springer.com)
  • To provide independent voting for people with visual impairments, regardless of their computer familiarity, AutoMARK voter assist terminal (VAT) is designed as an optical scan ballot marker, which contains a touch screen on a base that has a keypad that is marked by Braille on the right side of the screen. (springer.com)
  • So, on November 8th, the dispossessed will walk into the voting booth, be handed a ballot, close the curtain, take that lever - or felt pen or touchscreen - and put a big f**king X in the box by the name of the man who has threatened to upend and overturn the very system that has ruined their lives: Donald J. Trump. (beforeitsnews.com)
  • The state law is correctly concerned with both the privacy of the vote and the surety that the vote is not open to tampering, both of which are obviously possible with ballot harvesting. (carolinacoastonline.com)
  • Failure to comply with the logging requirement, or delivery of an absentee ballot by a person other than the voter, the voter's near relative, or the voter's legal guardian, is not sufficient evidence in and of itself to establish that the voter did not lawfully vote their ballot. (carolinacoastonline.com)
  • Provides that a registered voter who becomes obligated after noon on the Friday immediately preceding an election to travel outside of his county or city for a business purpose, for a hospitalization, or for the death of a member of his immediate family is entitled to apply for an absentee ballot and to vote absentee in-person. (richmondsunlight.com)
  • Early in-person voting started Tuesday in Kentucky, with voters able to go to at least one designated polling location in their county to cast their ballot without an excuse. (wkyufm.org)
  • What it is going to do is put the first financial barrier between people and their ballot box since we got rid of the poll tax. (obrag.org)
  • In the petition, the blind people are requesting the electoral body to timely introduce tactile ballot guide and sensitize them on how to use the gadget during the elections. (nyasatimes.com)
  • You can also contact your local election office in these areas and request an absentee ballot so you can vote by mail. (wikihow.com)
  • If you're active-duty military or are overseas for other reasons during the election and you're not yet registered, you can still register to vote by filling out the FPCA form and requesting an absentee ballot. (wikihow.com)
  • We are hiring thousands of people for the 2020 Census. (census.gov)
  • Founded in March 2020 by Jimmy Wu and Lambert Wang, Cat Person is the company behind the subscription shaving company Harry's . (dezeen.com)
  • Voting officially started Friday and this year's election is lining up to be the most contentious ever, filled with fear mongering, charges and counter charges of fraud, There is every indication that the November election will result in a national outcome that will make the historic 2000 election between George W. Bush and Al Gore with hanging and pregnant chads look like a minor inconvenience. (carolinacoastonline.com)
  • Wakefield and District Down's Syndrome Support Group (http://downsyndrome-wakefield.net/) - The group was formed in 2000, and is run by volunteer parents/carers of people with Down's syndrome. (justgiving.com)
  • When asked about the tens of thousands, if not more Pennsylvanians who may not be able to vote on Nov. 6, Metcalfe cited Romney's mention of the 47% of the country who will never "take personal responsibility and care for their lives" as evidence that some citizens do not deserve to vote. (philly.com)
  • Which Political Party Wants To Make It Harder For Citizens To Vote And Why? (hubpages.com)
  • The ACLU said the rule advanced a harmful stereotype that people with mental disabilities, 'a vast and diverse group of citizens, are violent. (vagazette.com)
  • Rather than basing the maps on total population, including non-citizens and children who aren't old enough to vote, states must count only people who are eligible to vote, the challengers say. (townhall.com)
  • We are disappointed that the justices were unwilling to re-establish the original principle of one-person, one-vote for the citizens of Texas and elsewhere," Blum said in a statement. (carbonated.tv)
  • For citizens, voting is a fundamental right and part of the foundation of our democracy. (jaapl.org)
  • Although the plan was announced as an attempt to return " 'integrity' to the voting booth" following the late 19th century rise of Southern black political power, it actually delivered Jim Crow in full feather. (latimes.com)
  • Across the country, state legislatures and governors are pushing laws that seek to restrict access to the voting booth. (obrag.org)
  • The ID had granted her access to the governor's office for decades, but now, she was told, it wasn't good enough to get her into the voting booth. (obrag.org)
  • She would not have to deal with the confusion of a voting booth - which occasionally baffled even me. (whyy.org)
  • The VRA also, as stated by the US Department of Justice, prohibits "conditioning the right to vote on a citizen being able to read or write, attaining a particular level of education, or passing an interpretation 'test. (popsugar.com)
  • However, Dom Kelly, a development manager at Fair Fight Action , pointed out that there are still voter competency laws in some states that say a judge can essentially take away someone's right to vote if they're deemed "incompetent. (popsugar.com)
  • Then the 66-year-old former NPR producer learned about a California law that makes it easier for people with developmental disabilities to keep and regain the right to vote. (wlky.com)
  • Under California's new law, seniors and others with disabilities that are assigned conservators to manage their financial and other affairs keep the right to vote unless a court finds "clear and convincing evidence" that they can't express a desire to exercise it. (wlky.com)
  • It is our right to vote - but the thing about rights is they only mean something if we exercise them. (ourfuture.org)
  • The site includes voter registration information and important reference tools for local mental health groups and individuals to use in defending the right to vote against improper challenges by election officials. (nami.org)
  • Under federal law, people with mental illnesses who understand what it means to vote cannot be denied the right to vote. (nami.org)
  • The United States (US) Constitution guarantees that every citizen has the right to vote for the candidate(s) of his or her choice, not excluding persons with disabilities. (springer.com)
  • The one thing that doesn't cost them a cent and is guaranteed to them by the American Constitution: the right to vote. (beforeitsnews.com)
  • While Marxist Democrats push for new gun control legislation that would restrict long-gun sales the same as handgun sales, requiring buyers to be at least 21 years old (ostensibly because buying a gun is such a massive r esponsibility), the same lunatics want to give 16-year-old teenagers the right to vote. (naturalnews.com)
  • The right to vote is not only the cornerstone of our system of government-it is the lifeblood of our democracy. (obrag.org)
  • On the other hand, it would be unfair and, in many cases, illegal, to deny them the right to vote, as long as they understand their options and want to vote. (whyy.org)
  • While voting laws trend toward universal suffrage, there are still some who encounter barriers in exercising the right to vote. (jaapl.org)
  • While the U.S. Constitution protects this virtue, the right to vote has often conflicted with the eligibility to vote, an authority defined by each state. (jaapl.org)
  • These conflicts have resulted in four constitutional amendments, the 15th, 19th, 24th, and 26th, which affirm that no citizen should be denied the right to vote on the basis of race, gender, ability to pay poll taxes, or age, respectively. (jaapl.org)
  • While these amendments have progressively expanded access to the polls, they do not specifically grant the right to vote to those with mental illness or cognitive and emotional impairments. (jaapl.org)
  • British Columbia and Ontario gave women the right to vote the following year (April 1917). (britannica.com)
  • In court cases that temporarily invalidated some of the ID laws, including North Carolina, Wisconsin and North Dakota, election officials could barely cite a case in which a person was charged with in-person voting fraud. (pbs.org)
  • But some Texas officials are going out of their way to discourage voting by mail. (dallasnews.com)
  • Election officials began tabulating votes on Saturday. (wlrn.org)
  • Only private voting vendors know and in some cases, a few trusted government officials are let in on the secret, but only if they agree to never tell the public. (opednews.com)
  • Nina Perales, vice president of litigation with the Mexican-American Legal Defense and Education Fund, described the ruling as a "clear and important victory" that "protects the right of all people across the U.S. to be represented by their officials and be counted when electoral maps are drawn. (carbonated.tv)
  • At issue was treatment of African-Americans at the polls, abuses of voting laws by election officials, and confusion over the layout of ballots. (c-span.org)
  • Specifically, the e-voting companies like to claim that most of the "hacks" revealed would require a lot of access to the machines with no one noticing -- and that just wouldn't be feasible during an election with election officials all around. (techdirt.com)
  • In fairness to the e-voting companies, election officials have to take some of the blame for this particular problem, as do whoever happens to be hosting the polling station. (techdirt.com)
  • Alice Wong, disability activist and editor of Disability Visibility , acknowledged that barriers to voting still exist for many people in the disability community. (popsugar.com)
  • Under the ADA, state and local governments are required to make their polling places accessible by removing architectural barriers and other design elements that would prevent a person with a disability from being able to enter and exit the building. (forthepeople.com)
  • The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People and the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund have just released a comprehensive report on the crisis, "Defending Democracy: Confronting Modern Barriers to Voting Rights in America. (obrag.org)
  • 3 Republicans and 48 Democrats let the American people down. (infowars.com)
  • In his speech on reducing gun violence Monday , the President continued to acknowledge the difficulty in passing an assault weapons ban, but also continued to insist that the American people are owed a vote on all of the measures, and during a gaggle aboard Air Force One , Jay Carney agreed, even if it meant "tough votes" for some Democrats. (mediaite.com)
  • We all have a tendency to hear what we want to hear, and while the White House has talked the talk on making Congress vote on all of these measures, a cynic might also note that they have yet to respond directly to Harry Reid's, and other Democrats', reticence to be put on the spot. (mediaite.com)
  • VARNEY: A lot of people say, Democrats say he's a racist. (newshounds.us)
  • Sections of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 (VRA) allow a voter who is blind or needs assistance to get that assistance from a person of their choice. (popsugar.com)
  • Alabama state troopers beat voting rights marchers, including John Lewis, front right, in Selma on March 7, 1965. (latimes.com)
  • In "One Person, Not Vote's" introductory chapter, she scribes a condensed but potent history of disfranchisement in American democracy from Reconstruction's ending in 1877 to the Voting Rights Act of 1965 (VRA) to the Supreme Court of the United States decision in "Shelby County, Alabama v. Eric Holder, Jr. Attorney General" from 2013. (latimes.com)
  • Blum's group, the Project on Fair Representation, also orchestrated a lawsuit from Shelby County, Alabama that in 2013 led the high court to invalidate a portion of the 1965 Voting Rights Act mandating federal approval for election law changes in states with histories of racial discrimination. (carbonated.tv)
  • Writing for the court, liberal Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg stated that elected legislators "serve all residents, not just those eligible or registered to vote. (carbonated.tv)
  • If approved, ORKAMBI will be the first and only medicine to treat the underlying cause of CF for eligible people with CF ages 12 and older with two copies of the F508del mutation in the CFTR gene. (vrtx.com)
  • North Carolina is the first to kick off early voting on Sept. 9, when its residents may request and submit mail-in absentee ballots through election day for any reason. (pbs.org)
  • I voted by mail in the primary but I believe there will be push back to the absentee ballots in the general and want to ensure my vote is counted. (drudge.com)
  • Kem didn't specifically say where the rhetoric was coming from, but said people should trust the U.S. Postal Service with ballots. (wkyufm.org)
  • We should go back to paper ballots, and let a couple of 5th graders re-design these e-voting machines, since they could probably design better security features. (techdirt.com)
  • As the researchers in the social sciences know, behaviour of people is determined by not only their knowledge and attitudes but also their lived experiences. (dailymirror.lk)
  • The researchers found that people who had access to Mediaset prior to 1985 - when the network only featured light entertainment - voted on average 1 percentage point more for Berlusconi's Forza Italia party, compared to municipalities that were exposed later as the network rolled out. (eurasiareview.com)
  • The researchers found that people who are exposed to entertainment TV as children are cognitively disadvantaged in later life. (eurasiareview.com)
  • The researchers found an even stronger effect among people who were already older (55+) when exposed to entertainment TV. (eurasiareview.com)
  • Summary: Researchers report people who were frequently exposed to entertainment television were more likely to vote for populist politicians and parties. (neurosciencenews.com)
  • I am listed as a Democrat but through the years changes in my life have helped developed my process of voting. (bellaonline.com)
  • Why didn't they just call this article "Why don't more people vote democrat? (disinfo.com)
  • When I asked which party she wished to vote for, she snapped back, "I've been a Democrat my entire life! (whyy.org)
  • Americans concerned with unemployment, for example, need to recognize that unemployed persons are four times as likely to report symptoms of mental illness. (nami.org)
  • Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., said he didn't know how he could explain to his constituents that Congress was making it easier rather than harder for people with serious mental illness to have a gun. (vagazette.com)
  • CF is a rare, life-threatening genetic disease affecting approximately 75,000 people in North America, Europe and Australia. (vrtx.com)
  • Thousands of students have returned to classrooms across South Florida, with Miami-Dade and Broward counties launching in-person teaching last week. (wlrn.org)
  • In fact, in the entire country, there are only two districts held by the GOP that voted for Clinton by a wider margin than that, and both are in South Florida. (sfweekly.com)
  • Laws like the Help America Vote Act offer a person dealing with a disability the opportunity to participate in governmental processes with pride and dignity. (bellaonline.com)
  • I understand the importance of supporting visual organizations that represent the visually disabled because the organizations help develop and implement laws such as the Help America Vote Act. (bellaonline.com)
  • But what is absolutely true is that the ability to tap into a fear that people may have about losing control, and it offers some sort of vague, nostalgic feelings about how, you know, we'll make Britain great again or will make America great again. (cpr.org)
  • In 1928, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that women were not "persons" according to the British North America Act and therefore were ineligible for appointment to the Senate. (britannica.com)
  • Starting today, the public is invited to cast their votes from among the six finalists -- each of whom has submitted ideas that have proven to be scalable, replicable, and uniquely innovative. (votesmart.org)
  • Time to vote to choose the top finalists from the wonderful nominees (listed below). (ipscell.com)
  • The top group of 12 vote getters will move on in the process as Finalists. (ipscell.com)
  • The court heard arguments in a case from Texas on the meaning of the principle of "one person, one vote," which the court has said requires that political districts be roughly equal in population. (seattletimes.com)
  • The case also invokes the "one person, one vote" principle in asking whether slight differences in population that typically pass muster are nonetheless problematic if districts are drawn for partisan advantage or to comply with a now-defunct provision in the Voting Rights Act. (seattletimes.com)
  • On June 15, 1964, just four days after the United States Senate brought an end to the filibuster against the Civil Rights Act, the Supreme Court of the United States handed down a series of decisions that established the principle of "one person, one vote" in all state legislatures. (hnn.us)
  • Declaring that "legislators represent people, not trees or acres," he announced that the Equal Protection Clause required both chambers in a state's bicameral legislature to be apportioned according to the principle of "one person, one vote. (hnn.us)
  • They argue that change is needed to carry out the principle of one person, one vote. (townhall.com)
  • A second case on Tuesday's agenda also involves the one-person, one-vote principle that the high court established in Reynolds v. Sims in 1964. (townhall.com)
  • They ruled that Texas, in drawing the districts, did not violate the long-established legal principle of "one person, one vote" endorsed by the Supreme Court in the 1960s during the era of the U.S. civil rights movement. (carbonated.tv)
  • The latest tally of voting for the stem cell person of the year shows that patient advocate Ted Harada , who died in October, is leading with 47 percent of the vote with the nearest contender at 11 percent. (blogspot.com)
  • The sole individual choosing the stem cell person of the year is Paul Knoepfler , a stem cell scientist at UC Davis . (blogspot.com)
  • Also on this day, online voting begins on a great group of nominees for the Stem Cell Person of the Year 2013. (ipscell.com)
  • The Electoral Commission website 'You vote matters' has information which can be downloaded in large print, various languages and as audio files. (nidirect.gov.uk)
  • In other states like Ohio, Arkansas and Kentucky, Republicans are cutting through red tape and making voting by mail much easier. (dallasnews.com)
  • Some Republicans have declined to support similar bills and many of them abstained from voting on Sunday. (nbclosangeles.com)
  • Along with the other 13 Republicans in California's delegation in the House of Representatives, he voted on Thursday to repeal the signature accomplishment of the Obama era, the Affordable Care Act, and replace it with a wad of feces authored in a spirit of gratuitous malice. (sfweekly.com)
  • His social media channels say nothing about his health-care vote - shrewd move there - and at least he's not out there uttering outrageous lies like some other Republicans . (sfweekly.com)
  • The California Senate voted Sunday to require the state's top prosecutor to investigate all police shootings that kill an unarmed civilian, advancing one of the highest profile reforms introduced this year in response to the killing of George Floyd. (nbclosangeles.com)
  • In February 1964, the Court announced that each state's districts for the U.S. House of Representatives must contain, as nearly as possible, the same number of people. (hnn.us)
  • The court held that a state's legislative districts must have roughly equal numbers of people. (townhall.com)
  • We spoke with Cypress about Indigenous Peoples' Day and about a special event at Dezerland Park Wednesday night benefiting the Unity Coalition, a screening of the film Two Eyes . (wlrn.org)
  • If I was a US American, I would struggle with the knowledge that any friend, family member or neighbour of mine had voted for someone who repeatedly spoke of people like me with utter contempt and promised to remove the free medical care upon which my life depends. (blogspot.com)
  • For other parameters, the model predicts "vote-stealing" where the addition of a third candidate robs a viable major candidate of electoral support. (nber.org)
  • I believe these people deserve Kudos for suppressing the urge towards violence, in the face of ample provocation. (disinfo.com)
  • People feel an urge to throw away all that is old, because it has clearly failed to address their needs. (sidint.net)
  • Because the VRA had 45 years of hard-won successes, the SCOTUS majority agreed that racist structures and intentions had been dispatched from the voting process and states need not beseech the federal government for "preclearance" any longer. (latimes.com)
  • There's a huge difference in a government which does this stuff under the guise of "security" or "austerity" and a government whose leader makes explicitly racist remarks, hangs out with unashamed white supremacists or mocks disabled people to the cheers of their supporters (if prominent Tories have done any of those things, even I am unaware of it). (blogspot.com)
  • They have been derided as 'turkeys voting for Christmas' - as 'stupid', 'spiteful' and racist. (lse.ac.uk)
  • Mitt Romney and his party has pandered to, and become more and more beholden to the racist vote. (thepeoplesview.net)
  • There are a lot of people who make empty promises. (news24.com)
  • Their arguments seemed to make some headway Tuesday with Justice Anthony Kennedy, the pivotal vote on so many close high court cases. (seattletimes.com)
  • The powerful 1% elitists have paid gobs of money to make it seem like the very things that protect average people - collective bargaining that yields higher wages, national healthcare for all that is ultimately more cost-effective and efficient, environmental protections that make life safer and better, rational regulation of financial markets, and corporate taxes that help maintain national infrastructure - are somehow bad. (disinfo.com)
  • For most people, the process of going to the polling place to vote begins in the parking lot, and it is up to local and state government to make sure their parking lots are ADA compliant. (forthepeople.com)
  • It started back in my twenties, when I realized that I wanted to make a difference because I was not happy with the way things were - especially for young people of color like me. (ourfuture.org)
  • Make sure that the lives and rights of trans and GNC people are impossible to ignore. (thebody.com)
  • Yet David Valadao, the poorest member of Congress , voted to make his constituents sicker and poorer. (sfweekly.com)
  • Why would the President of the United States want to make it more difficult, or risky, for people to vote? (drudge.com)
  • DASH: I know he can because black people like to make money. (newshounds.us)
  • We ALL like to make money but the Democratic welfare state has DENIED this basic pursuit to black people since Johnson's Great Society. (newshounds.us)
  • The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) is encouraging young people in County Longford to make sure they are registered to vote before the deadline for inclusion on the electoral register on May 8. (longfordleader.ie)
  • Make no mistake, this vote was really about deepening the gun industry's customer pool, at the expense of those in danger of hurting themselves or others. (vagazette.com)
  • It's not going to make the vote more secure. (obrag.org)
  • Time is running out in order to cast your vote and make the Polar Museum the Art Fund's Museum of the Year for 2011. (cam.ac.uk)
  • The overall attitude seems to be that Ontarians are faced with three bad votes, something that could push voter turnout to a historic low. (country105.com)
  • In a dispute from Arizona, the justices are weighing whether even small differences in population among districts are appropriate if they are done for partisan advantage or to comply with the now-nullified advance-approval requirement in the Voting Rights Act. (townhall.com)
  • The annual American Community Survey reaches 3.5 million U.S. households each year and helps political line-drawers ensure that districts comply with the Voting Rights Act, said Peter Morrison, former director of the RAND Corp.'s Population Research Center, and other demographers. (townhall.com)
  • Both lived in rural voting districts. (carbonated.tv)
  • Older people, on the other hand, appear to have been hooked by the light entertainment Mediaset provided and were later exposed to biased news content on the same channels. (eurasiareview.com)
  • A subdivision of this special category is a "flying election commission", which allegedly visits bedridden, presumably mainly elderly housebound people or in old people's homes or the sick in hospitals, on the day of the election, collects their vote and casts it for them. (wordpress.com)
  • At Wednesday's daily briefing, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney was, again, invited to let Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid off the hook, and again declined, telling The Associated Press ' Julie Pace that President Obama "thinks that the American people, understandably, expect Congress to vote on these important matters, to vote yes or no. (mediaite.com)
  • The assault weapons ban faces the additional obstacle of Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, who has repeatedly expressed hesitance about the measure, and can keep it from even coming to a vote. (mediaite.com)
  • I think he thinks that the American people, understandably, expect Congress to vote on these important matters, to vote yes or no," Carney replied, adding, "And he would hope that the Senate has an opportunity to do that. (mediaite.com)
  • But the legislation easily got enough votes to pass the Senate with bipartisan support and will soon head toward a final vote in the state Assembly. (nbclosangeles.com)
  • Persons Case , formally Edwards v. A.G. of Canada , constitutional ruling that established the right of women to be appointed to the Senate of Canada . (britannica.com)
  • The Persons Case opened the Senate to women, enabling them to work for change in both the House of Commons and the Upper House. (britannica.com)
  • and, subject to the provisions of this Act, every person so summoned shall become and be a member of the Senate and a senator. (britannica.com)