Voice your opinion on whether the amendments should be changed or updated read what others are thinking about the amendments to the constitution. It is a relatively short constitution compared to the 1950 indian constitution i think that the constitution should not be changed because it has lasted this long and has granted people many rights such as freedom of speech how would you change the constitution. What would you change if you could freely change the us constitution update if you had the power to amend the us constitution perhaps we should have an amendment to address that situation or perhaps we should do everything legally possible to reduce the reliance on police powers to. Should the constitution be amended to give voters the power to enact or reject laws by ballot initiative, as a direct - answered by a verified tutor. The natural born citizen requirement in article ii of the united states states constitution should be amended to render naturalized citizens eligi-ble for the presidency5 article ii, section 1, clause 5 of the constitution.
Did the founding fathers make it too hard to amend the constitution no, they didn't. The 28th amendment: what should our next amendment be and insane ideas for a twenty-eighth amendment to the constitution by richard morgan august 23 this famous effort to enshrine women's equal rights in the constitution failed in 1982. Find out about the processes used to amend the constitution, and see how many times the constitution has been amended. During the contentious debates surrounding whether the us should raise its debt ceiling in 2011 to pay for debts already incurred, many republicans and some democrats re-invigorated their drive for a balanced budget amendment (some even demanding a bba in exchange for voting to raise the debt ceiling.
The united states constitution is unusually difficult to amend as spelled out in article v, the constitution can be amended in one of two basic ways first, amendment can take place by a vote of two-thirds of both the house of representatives and the senate followed by a ratification of three. Repeal of the 2nd amendment would not abolish any right the right to keep and bear arms exists independent of the constitution or the second amendment in order to help explain this constitutional principle. Should the iowa constitution be amended to aid crime victims let's be real this is an empty promise that will not change anything the ground for victims of violent crime. Constitutional amendendment issue the amendment passed the constitution subcommittee 7-5 and went on to the full judiciary committee i cannot endorse your belief that the constitution of the united states of america should be amended with an exception to the first amendment.
Constitutional amendments because there is no way to informally amend the constitution, only the formal way however, the meaning of the constitution as a whole, somehow demanded a change to the constitution, should not the people be allowed to make such a change as wilson noted in. Do we need a new constitutional convention article v of the constitution provides two methods for adding amendments congress introduces amendments by one method the states initiate them under the other. Home opinions politics should the constitution be amended, and if so how add a new topic should the constitution be amended, and if so how asked by: ss111111 add a new topic add to my favorites debate this topic report this topic. The tcpalm, published by treasure coast newspapers in stuart, fla, is running an online poll that asks readers whether they would support or oppose a proposed amendment to the state constitution that would end the sale of semi-automatic rifles, and the results friday morning were staggering.
We all know how americans revere the constitution, so i was struck by the what do you think should we do this and if we were to revise the us constitution, what would be the three amendments you would put in let us know in the comment thread and we'll post the best ones. Articles in addition to, and amendment of the constitution of the united states of america, proposed by congress, and ratified by the legislatures of the several states, pursuant to the fifth article of the original constitution. Shall the minnesota constitution be amended to dedicate current sales tax revenue from the sale of motor vehicle repair and replacement parts, so that beginning july 1, 2020, all of the revenue is used exclusively for roads, including repair of state and local streets, highways and bridges and to.
A constitutional amendment is a modification of the constitution of a nation or state in many jurisdictions the text of the constitution itself is altered in others the text is not changed, but the amendments change its effect. What amendments to the us constitution, if any, would you like to see the widespread belief is that the american constitutional republic, if not actually broken, is in a state of disrepair in his. I think that the procedure to amend the us constitution is perfect it should not be easier because that would mean that congress up there could change laws to however they see fit for themselves. It has been amended 27 times and it most likely will be again. According to the huffington post, amending the constitution to end birthright citizenship is itself unconstitutional, and we're just stuck with it forever. When the constitution was written, the founding fathers had no idea what weaponry would be capable of in the 21st century they also had no idea about computers, email, television, or radios should we therefore throw out freedom of speech and t.
Lyle denniston looks at the latest talk about different ways to amend the constitution, including ideas about changing the article that outlines the amendment process. 'we the people': reconstituting the constitution that's the question scholar christopher phillips is asking in theoretical discussions at schools and cafes across the country you can add your own amendment to the discussion. Thirty-three amendments to the united states constitution have been approved by the congress and sent to the states for ratification twenty-seven of these amendments have been ratified and are now part of the constitution. We need the constitution to continue to promote liberty and equality, he told abc news the framers of the constitution thought about what should be addressed in their futures the truth is that the constitution is very hard to amend. The constitution is a living and evolving document one of the ways that the constitution is changed is through the amendment processit can be an arduous process, requiring agreement by many different segments of society and the government, and it does not always work outbut it is the only way to make a permanent change to the constitution.