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March 3, 2015: Our rights to hunt and fish

Every few years, someone in Texas decides to try to add to our traditional rights to hunt and fish in Texas by conjuring up a constitutional amendment that would “guarantee” those rights into perpetuity. 693 more words


Nullify ALL Gun Laws! Seriously?

The same MN State Representative who made the news for 1) packing a loaded gun in the parking lot of Planned Parenthood and 2) berating a constituent who  asked his support for Governor Dayton’s proposal to raise taxes on the wealthiest Minnesotans (click… 368 more words


The Countermand Amendment

   By Bob Shapiro

I have been aware of several calls for Constitutional Amendments (including my own for a Dollar Limit on Federal Spending). Some of these call for a Constitutional Convention, while others merely ask for Congress to limit its own powers. 687 more words


Va. Senate Rejects Letting Legislature Override Regulations

RICHMOND, Va. — The Virginia Senate has narrowly defeated a proposed constitutional amendment that would have allowed the Legislature to suspend or nullify administrative regulations. 118 more words


Committee rejects constitutional amendment on lawyers

SALT LAKE CITY — A Senate committee has rejected efforts for a constitutional amendment that would change the legal system in Utah, creating a new way for people to get legal advice without necessarily paying high-priced lawyers. 310 more words


House Of Representatives Adopts Fourth Alteration To The Constitution Bill 2014, As APC Becomes Majority Party

Six lawmakers in the House of Representatives in Nigeria and members of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have defected to four other political parties, making the All Progressives Congress majority, as the lawmakers resumed plenary after a five-week recess. 391 more words


Ohio could get 10 indoor pot farms if voters OK ballot issue

CLEVELAND (AP) – The mayor of the northeast Ohio city of Lorain says he’s never inhaled, but he’s not opposed to a developer building a large indoor marijuana farm on undeveloped city-owned property. 517 more words