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Sep 14 2023
Abortion-rights groups in Nevada launch an effort to get state a constitutional amendment on the ballot
Reproductive rights advocates are trying to put the question of abortion access on the 2024 ballot in the battleground state of Nevada. On Thursday, a coalition including Planned Parenthood, NARAL Pro-Choice Nevada and the American Civil Liberties Union of Nevada filed a petition with the secretary of state’s office to secure a ballot question about enshrining abortion protections in the stateNBC News (Online)
Aug 07 2023
The election on Tuesday highlights how Republican legislators are using their power in Ohio and elsewhere. For more than a century, Ohio voters have been able to amend the State Constitution with a simple majority vote. That could end on Tuesday, because the state’s Republican-controlled Legislature has called for a special election that would raise the bar for amendments from a simpleNew York Times (News)
Jun 15 2023
California Gov. Gavin Newsom has proposed an amendment to the U.S. Constitution that, if passed, would restrict access to gun ownership in all 50 states.
Newsom outlined his plan Thursday to pursue the amendment to implement four gun control safety regulations into the Constitution — raising the minimum age to purchase firearms from 18 to 21, implementing universal background checks,NewsNation
Jun 09 2023
California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) proposed an amendment to the U.S. Constitution Thursday which he hopes can be secured and used to restrict gun ownership. The Associated Press reported that Newsom’s amendment, which would be the twenty-eighth amendment, would institute a waiting period on firearm purchases, ban firearms which Democrats label “assault weapons,” and secure universal backgroundBreitbart News
Aug 08 2023
Ohio voters rejected an attempt by the GOP to increase the threshold for passing a constitutional amendment Tuesday, clearing the way for an easier passage of abortion legislation on the ballot in November, according to multiple reports. Early voting was very high for an August special election, with over 575,000 being cast from Friday to Monday before the polls officially opened, according toThe Daily Caller
Jul 26 2023
Ohioans will decide on abortion this November as supporters of a constitutional amendment collect enough signatures
CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - Supporters of a constitutional amendment to guarantee “reproductive decisions” have collected almost a half million valid signatures, more than the 413,487 signatures needed. “This November, there will be this abortion amendment on the ballot,” said Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose. The proposed amendment change guarantees, in part, that “every individual has aWOIO 19
Sep 13 2023
If Artificial Intelligence were an angel, there’d be no need for its governance. That’s a 21st-century updating of James Madison’s famous dictum from the 18th century: In Federalist 51 he wrote, “If men were angels, no government would be necessary.” Nothing man-made is angelic. A.I. is no exception.
We don’t all need to be experts on A.I. to survive and flourish, but we need someThe American Conservative
Aug 08 2023
Ohio voters rejected Tuesday an effort to raise the threshold to amend the state’s constitution ahead of a November referendum on whether to constitutionally guarantee abortion rights there, handing abortion rights advocates a critical victory. Known as Issue 1, the measure would have changed Ohio’s referendum law – lifting the threshold to amend the state’s constitution from a simple majorityCNN (Online News)
Jun 08 2023
California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Thursday called for the country to adopt an amendment to the Constitution that would challenge the core of the Second Amendment by writing new gun controls into the government’s founding document.
He said California will lead the way in proposing a new constitutional convention to propose the amendment.
Mr. Newsom said his proposal would create aWashington Times