Friday Constitutional 19 – 21st, 22nd And 23rd Amendments
This was needed ... Amendment, ratified in 1961, gave the people of the District of Columbia a small voice in the election of the President of their nation. Prior to this Amendment there was no representation for those living in the District. The 23rd ...
Don’t tread on thin ice or the Second Amendment
The most common question received was why I haven ... I’ve read the amendment many times, but admittedly did not understand it well enough to speak on the topic. The amendment states: “A well-regulated militia, being necessary to the security of ...
6 constitutional amendments that just missed the cut
In 1978 the 96th Congress approved an amendment that would have repealed the 23rd Amendment ... it well short of the 38 ratifications it needed. Congress frequently hears suggestions for new D.C. voting amendments, though, including ones that would ...
Why Isaias Afwerki Invalidated the 1997 Constitution
On May 24, marking the 23rd anniversary ... gleaned important lessons and experiences from the hostile external schemes aimed at derailing our nation-building endeavours and processes. I would thus like to announce on this occasion that a constitution ...
Why Do We Even Have the Old Georgetown Board?
Why should another federal body be needed? Why make businesses and residents kowtow ... vote for the president, thanks to the 23rd Amendment.