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A Reform Agenda 18– Subterfuge to strengthen an Executive Prime Minister

In these last few articles on the tragedy that befell our hopes for comprehensive reform, I thought I should spell out how exactly Ranil Wickremesinghe and those working to his agenda hijacked the process. 1,241 more words

Ranil Wickremesinghe

Grégoire Webber: The remaking of the Constitution of Canada

Editors’ note: The blog has a number of country correspondents who report from time to time on matters of interest to a UK audience. Prof Webber is the blog’s Canada correspondent. 2,422 more words

Judiciary

Why the Supreme Court Ruled in Favor of Gay Marriage

By Daniel Downs

By now, everyone has heard about the 5-4 decision of the Supreme Court in favor of gay marriage. That is supposed to mean every state must permit marriage of gays. 262 more words

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Obergefell v. Hodges: Reasons to remember the name.

Conservatives, Republicans and Christians are probably going to hate this one, but it’d be insulting to not write on it. Today, the Supreme Court handed down the most historical decision since… 1,001 more words

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Comment: Recognising Indigenous Australians in the Commonwealth Constitution

The IACL blog welcomes posts (read here on how to submit a post) from IACL members and members of national associations affiliated to IACL on matters of topical interest.

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National Constitutions

5 Reasons Why I Support the Turning Point Suffragist Memorial (And Why You Should, Too!)

By Lauriane Lebrun

1.  The Suffragists Deserve It. Seriously.
       Anyone who successfully maneuvers the long, arduous process of getting a constitutional amendment passed probably deserves a memorial to begin with.  923 more words

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Republican Billionaire Donors Join Forces

The two largest Republican billionaire donors, Sheldon Adelson and the Koch Brothers, are always on the prowl. Now they have joined forces to influence the 2016 elections. 226 more words

Politics