Fourteenth Amendment

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fourteenth_Amendment

Rosa Parks statue unveiled in Montgomery on the anniversary of arrest

On December 1, 1955, Parks was arrested after refusing to give up her seat on a public bus for a...

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2020 Florida Constitutional Amendment Series – What’s On Our Ballots | Brian Mudd | NewsRadio WIOD

This is in part due to the earliest start for Florida’s state session which will officially kick off...

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Supreme Court & Guns, The Costs of Cyber Monday, and Scooters in Santa Monica

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Installing Free Wi-Fi To Help Count Rural Communities Of Color In 2020 Census

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Supreme Court hears gun control case that inspired court-packing threat from Dems

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Richard S. Russell: 'Constitutional right to vote' is like a unicorn

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State Sen. Stace Nelson sued over Facebook spat with Vermillion resident

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Rosa Parks Statue Unveiled in Montgomery on 64th Bus Arrest Anniversary

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Is There a Double Standard for Survivors of Boko Haram?

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Three racial episodes. Three different outcomes. It’s time to fix Connecticut’s hate crime law.

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Remember the Ladies: Oklahoma reverse discrimination

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The concept of abolishing cash bail for misdemeanor defendants is spreading in Texas, which Dallas...

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Retired Utah Supreme Court justice to represent McCluskeys in lawsuit against University of Utah

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Commentary: Ratifying the Equal Rights Amendment would help all kinds of Americans — including men

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Trump's conduct advances Russian goals, not ours: Letters to the editor

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Brevard County sheriff and deputy sued for alleged racial profiling

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Do We Really Need the ERA?

The Equal Rights Amendment is, once again, back in the headlines. Two states—Nevada and Illinois—have passed the amendment, bringing the total to 37, just ...

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Utah woman might have to register as sex offender after kids see her topless at home

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Bloomberg is the last thing we need after Trump

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Column: Ratifying the Equal Rights Amendment would help all kinds of Americans — including men

It would be some kind of symmetry if, 100 years after American women got the vote through the 19th Amendment, they finally acquired constitutional equality through the Equal ...

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Iraq War veteran sues Kentucky over suspension of 'INFDL' license plate

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Virginia Democrats will ratify the Equal Rights Amendment. What happens after that is unclear.

Virginia's passage would put the ERA over the three-fourths threshold needed to make it part of the...

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Family of Emantic Bradford Jr. Sues City of Hoover, Ala. And The Officer Who Killed Him

Almost exactly a year has passed since Emantic “E.J.” Bradford Jr was shot and killed by a Hoover,...

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Pennsylvania governor vetoes bill outlawing abortions over Down syndrome

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf (D) on Thursday vetoed a bill that would have banned abortions over a...

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Photographer who opposes gay marriage sues over Louisville's Fairness Ordinance

The suit alleges that photographer Chelsey Nelson's rights could be violated because she disagrees...

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NC Republican says redistricting is a partisan process - not a fair one.

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Fort Worth ISD to appeal ruling that teacher fired over anti-immigrant tweets to Trump be reinstated

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Family sues Hoover, Alabama, and the officer who killed Emantic Bradford Jr. at a mall on...

Bradford's mother, April Pipkins, filed the lawsuit against the unnamed policeman and the city of...

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Faith could bring us together. But too often it divides us

Consider the candidacy of Al Smith for President of the United States in 1928. Smith, whose Irish...

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Americans Should Remember the Ninth Amendment

Two hundred and thirty years ago today, on November 20, 1789, New Jersey became the first state to ratify the proposed amendments to the Constitution...

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Celebrating 200 years: 2015

On May 9, Pulaski County Circuit Judge Chris Piazza ruled in the case M. Kendall Wright, et al. v. State of Arkansas, et al., that the state ban on gay marriages violated Article 2 of the Arkansas ...

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Census counting of prisoners becomes partisan battleground

When the U.S. Census Bureau counts residents of Milwaukee’s poorest neighborhoods next year, a...

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Lawsuit over Underhill's Facebook may set precedent for how politicians use social media

A lawsuit over Escambia County Commissioner Doug Underhill's Facebook account could set a new...

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Here’s how MCSD will spend $1 million upgrading sports facilities after lawsuit

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Letters to the editor: Mayor, taxes, impeachment

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Domestic violence survivor pleads for the closing of a ‘legal loophole’

Over the past decade, Connecticut has averaged 12 domestic violence murders per year, many committed...

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Michael Bloomberg’s Convenient ‘Stop and Frisk’ Conversion Is Transparently Insincere – Reason.com

The program was perennially controversial because it seemed to violate the Fourth Amendment and...

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Women Aren't in the Constitution. What Would Change If They Were?

The Equal Rights Amendment could have a "tremendous impact" on how women are treated under the law,...

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Five myths about the Constitution

University J. Reuben Clark Law School. Our Constitution is both the shortest (with the possible exception of Monaco) and the oldest (with the possible...

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Portland to vote on $350,000 legal settlement linked to lawsuit over earthquake warning signs

The Portland City Council will vote next week on whether to pay $350,000 in attorneys’ fees for a...

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Judge rules woman who left Alabama to join ISIS is not U.S. citizen

A judge ruled Thursday that Hoda Muthana, a 24-year-old Alabama woman who traveled to Syria in...

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Judge rejects old Florida law that gave ballot priority to party in power

Delivering a victory to Democrats, a federal judge Friday declared unconstitutional a decades-old...

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This week: House kicks off public phase of impeachment inquiry

The House is expected to take up legislation to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank, which aims to...

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Trump's attempt to shield tax returns goes to the Supreme Court

President Donald Trump for the first time is taking the effort to shield his tax returns from the...

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Woman Receives $50k After "Topless Frisbee" Settlement | Frankie P | Y100

A woman in Colorado was awarded a $50,000 settlement after she was charged with indecent exposure...

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Portland to vote on $350,000 legal settlement linked to lawsuit over earthquake warnings signs

The Portland City Council will vote next week on whether to pay $350,000 in attorneys’ fees for a...

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Ex-UVA patient to appeal case related to forced sample collections

District Court judge last month. The woman, identified as Jane Doe in the suit, claims a doctor and...

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Why Virginia’s Election Results Mean the Equal Rights Amendment Could Finally Pass

There are still a few hurdles.

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Impeachment Halts America's Agenda, Holds Due Process Hostage | RealClearPolitics

It was all trick and no treat for the American people this Halloween. When our Founding Fathers...

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Oakland's homeless stats soar as pressure grows from residents, businesses for a solution

This is the latest report in an ongoing series by Fox News on the severe homelessness crisis West...

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Topless woman wins $50k settlement from Loveland | Greeley Tribune

The settlement will prevent a federal lawsuit claiming the citation violated the woman’s Fourth ...

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Maine’s congressional delegation backs effort to spur passage of Equal Rights Amendment

In a move that may help enact the long-delayed Equal Rights Amendment, which would put women on...

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Perspective | Five myths about the Constitution

Certainly, our First Amendment freedoms, including speech and religion, are among the most fundamental liberties protected by the Constitution. In fact,...

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Yes, Virginia! Women Could Finally Get An Equal Rights Amendment.

For the first time in a generation, Democrats now control both houses of the state legislature and...

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Lafayette Parish judge to consider constitutionality of Louisiana jury selection laws

Defense lawyers representing Ian Howard are arguing that portions of Louisiana’s criminal code...

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Purple Project for Democracy: Debating Birthright Citizenship As Defined In The 14th Amendment

Specifically, in the case of the 14th Amendment, legal scholars have long debated whether or not...

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