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Judge Blocks Illinois Redistricting Plan From Ballot

CHICAGO (AP) — A referendum allowing Illinois voters to decide if an independent commission should draw the state’s political boundaries was struck down by a judge Wednesday who ruled that it was unconstitutional for the November ballot. 691 more words


Happy Independence Day: Algeria.

Today’s Algeria’s 54th Independence Anniversary and here’s Tell Africa’s Independence Article Series : Head of State For Life.

Interestingly, Algeria is Africa’s largest country and it’s the world’s 10th largest. 865 more words


The Citizens United Case and Political Speech

Note: Because the Citizens United decision was only one subject out of many in the preceding post, I’m going to examine it again in more detail here. 386 more words
American Life And Politics

GetMoneyOut! - New York joins 16 other states

New York has become the 17th state to formally call for a constitutional amendment that would overturn Citizens United.

Just look at all the states that support overturning… 217 more words

Citizens United

Panels to review Kansas school aid, constitutional changes

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) – Two Kansas legislative committees will debate changes in education funding and school finance amendments to the state constitution in a joint meeting this week. 104 more words

National / World

Don’t complain when the Senate fulfills its constitutional role: Bill C-14 as a case-study

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Government ministers and opposition leaders were in a flap this last week. The Senate dared to amend Bill C-14, the bill on physician-assisted dying and strike out one of the qualifications that the House of Commons had insisted on – namely, that natural death be reasonably foreseeable. 964 more words

Parliamentary Law

Slight Revision Needed

Routine teaching about the US Constitution… instructs students that its genius is found in the fact that it can be changed.  This dogma can be traced to the influence of Charles Beard’s contention that it was purely an economic document, and well timed amendments rescued our republic from new world feudalism.  216 more words