Essays Tagged: "Constitutional amendment"

Can we make ends meet?

should return to balance orsurplus during boom times.According to the article, 'The Balanced Budget ConstitutionalAmendment,' (Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, January 9,1995), the Reagan admin ... et into deficit,even if a balanced budget had been planned at the beginning ofthe fiscal year. If a constitutional amendment requires thegovernment to balance spending and revenues at the end of theye ...

(8 pages) 296 0 4.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

This essay compares the views of booker t washington and DU bois.

Prop 54 is a California constitutional initiative that will come before voters in the next statewide election, currently sch ... ink about race. Proposition 54, lead by UC Regent Ward Connerly, who campaigned for Prop. 209, is a constitutional amendment that would ban the state from collecting racial data. Prop. 209 is the init ...

(2 pages) 64 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

"women's suffrage movement in the 1920's"

ed legislation to set up a national system of women's and infant's health care clinics as well as a constitutional amendment prohibiting child labor, a measure supported by many women's groups.But the ... n the mid-1920s. Opposition from many southern states and the Catholic Church defeated the proposed constitutional amendment outlawing child labor. The Supreme Court struck down a minimum wage law for ...

(6 pages) 207 0 4.4 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

This is for an amendment proposal assignment. Teacher gave high regards.

Amendment ProposalFor my Constitutional Amendment proposal, I have chosen to make a notion to revamp the26th Amendment on vot ...

(1 pages) 62 0 0.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Gay Marriages...My teacher asked us to write an essay on gay marriages, and if we thought they would be legalized all over the US. Because of the "full faith and credit act" states have...

s, but this poses a problem on a much larger scale because of the full faith and credit act and the constitutional issues.While many heterosexuals are against gay marriage because of religious beliefs ... disturb the system so that their point on civil rights is heard.I don't think there will ever be a constitutional amendment legalizing gay marriages because the nation just doesn't have the tax dolla ...

(2 pages) 92 4 3.5 Sep/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Homosexuality

BUSINESS LAW QUESTIONS

VI, the Constitution is the supreme law; a law in violation of the Constitution will be declared unconstitutional and won't be enforced.b) A federal statute conflicts with a state constitutional prov ... ral statute applies to all states.c) A state statute conflicts with the common law of that state.A. CONSTITUTIONAL LAW. A state constitution is supreme within the state's borders.d) A state constituti ...

(5 pages) 179 0 4.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Analysis of English Only Law Essay-Pro vs. Con

a game of "WHAT IF?" throughout the entire semester. For instance, WHAT would have happened IF the constitutional congress had not merged the Virginia Plan and the New Jersey Plan? Or, WHAT would hap ... ferent perspectives on a certain "WHAT IF?" question. For instance, "WHAT would be the effects IF a constitutional amendment endorsed school prayer?" Moving on to the next question in our game, WHAT w ...

(4 pages) 77 0 4.1 Feb/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

NAFTA

s.        To begin with, NAFTA is more than simply a piece of US legislation or a constitutional amendment. It is an agreement between three nations (Canada, United States and Mexico ...

(6 pages) 161 1 3.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Markets & Exchanges

Don't Amend- The Gay Marriage Amendment Debate

suit in Goodridge et al. v. The Department of Public Health, the "concerned right" is pushing for a Constitutional Amendment banning gay marriage. As society is progressively stepping forward in civil ... vely stepping forward in civil rights, why is our government trying to dictate who can obtain their constitutionally granted "pursuit of happiness"? Amendment supporters are ignoring a few things when ...

(5 pages) 81 0 4.2 May/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Homosexuality

Analysis--Pro Vs. Con

a game of "WHAT IF?" throughout the entire semester. For instance, WHAT would have happened IF the constitutional congress had not merged the Virginia Plan and the New Jersey Plan? Or, WHAT would hap ... ferent perspectives on a certain "WHAT IF?" question. For instance, "WHAT would be the effects IF a constitutional amendment endorsed school prayer?" Moving on to the next question in our game, WHAT w ...

(4 pages) 49 0 0.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

"Yes" to keeping the Constitutional Monarchy in Canada.

Canada is presently a constitutional monarchy, which is lead by the British monarch, Queen Elizabeth II. Her official titl ... h, Defender of the Faith. However, she is simply referred to as "The Queen". Some people argue that constitutional monarchy has a negative effect on our country, and we should apply for constitutional ... rs disagree, stating that we have a good system, we should stick with it, and I agree with that.The constitutional monarchy is here to help Canada and the other countries under the Commonwealth as wel ...

(3 pages) 21 0 4.5 Apr/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Gay Marriages

Amendment 2U.S. Constitutional Amendment ProposalThe Marriage Bill that didn't pass in the Senate with the intent to ... 2, a group of three Democrat and three Republicanmembers of the House of Representatives proposed a Constitutional Amendment. Theysought to ban homosexual unions via The Federal Marriage Amendment.The ... oster care and adoption provisions, medical-careauthority, pension, and death benefits.The proposed Constitutional Amendment, however, would restrict those rightsAmendment 5and benefits to traditional ...

(4 pages) 22 1 2.8 May/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Affirmative Action

ng the people. This can be traced in history as it began with the approval of Propostion 209 as the constitutional amendment that prohibits policies of Affirmative Action which adheres to preferential ...

(4 pages) 27 0 2.3 Jun/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

Is Abortion A Constitutional Right?

of life violates its right to equal protection under the law. Therefore, should a democracy pass a constitutional amendment, which is imposable by justices, that proclaims abortion to be a constituti ... s of equality] are to be represented"¦Consequently a court whose authority to declare laws unconstitutional was restricted to rights and interests integral to the democratic process would be fu ...

(8 pages) 45 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Can Canada Survive?

---Movement in that direction achieved by consultation, administration and legislation rather than constitutional amendment, might keep Q in C (21) ---The second element of the emerging federal posit ... ional empires of yesterday have to e succeeded by multinational democratic states tomorrow. (30) ===Constitutional reform: the god that failed ---Q's attempt to leave c, on two occasions, was to be tr ...

(4 pages) 370 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Founding Fathers' Promote and Protect the Constit

stitution article. ?The Congress, whenever two-thirds of the house deem it necessary, shall propose Amendments to this constitution, or, on the Application of the Legislatures of two-thirds of the sev ... tion of the Legislatures of two-thirds of the several states, shall call a Convention for proposing Amendments, which, in either case, shall be valid to all intents and purposes, as a part of this Con ...

(2 pages) 13 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

GAY MARRIAGE

of the issue. Massachusetts' governor immediately denounced decisions and said he would work for a constitutional amendment to overturn it. But an openly gay U.S. congressman from the state said the ... road array of religious groups and conservative political activists has united behind the idea of a constitutional amendment against gay marriage. Opponents of gay marriage firmly believe that marriag ...

(3 pages) 54 0 4.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Homosexuality

Proposing a Law in Arizona

ging too frequently. (McClory, p.60) The state’s citizens or the Legislature can propose a bill or constitutional amendment in addition the delegates may hold a special constitutional convention to p ... . The first is called the initiative. Arizonians may use a petition to place on the ballot a law or constitutional amendment for the people to vote on. In order for a bill to pass under this measure i ...

(6 pages) 24 0 4.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Women's Reproductive Rights and Marital Rights: A Comparison of Twenty Countries

her factors. For instance, in Ireland abortion and abortion counseling are illegal as a result of a constitutional amendment passed in 1983, whereas in Norway women have uninhibited access to abortion ... ctive, Fifth Edition. California: Mayfield Publishing Company, 1995.Haussman, M.A. "The Personal is Constitutional: Feminist Struggles for Equality Rights in the United States and Canada." 1992.In J. ...

(29 pages) 54 0 4.0 Aug/2009

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

The 26th Amendment

world by the Vietnam War. The Congress and the state officials felt escalating pressure to pass the Constitutional amendment because of the war, in which many young men who were unable to vote were en ... ning the expansion of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, Nixon stated, "Despite my misgivings about the constitutionality of this one provision, I have signed the bill. I have directed the Attorney Genera ...

(3 pages) 5 0 0.0 Sep/2011

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History