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Poland’s Constitutional Court Has Effectively Banned Abortion, But We Will Not Stop Fighting For Our Fundamental Rights

Historian @HC_Richardson  argues “we are long overdue for constitutional amendments, which tend to happen in waves, and it’s been a very long time since we’ve had them.”

SPJ and 23 other journalism groups sent a letter today to law enforcement organizations nationwide to remind them journalists have a constitutional right to cover protests and news events without fear of harassment or arrest.

Qualified immunity is a legal protection that shields police from lawsuits over violations of people’s constitutional rights. For protesters of police brutality, reforming it is at the top of their list. And its future could hang on the election.

Amherst College law professor Lawrence Douglas explains why he thinks our constitutional system isn’t prepared for what might happen in November, and why he’s not worried about a stolen election so much as an election without an accepted result:

#Ukraine ’ #Zelensky  accused of mounting ‘coup’ in seeking to dissolve Constitutional Court that struck down corruption law

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#Breaking #Libya  Government of National Accord leader Fayez al-Sarraj retracts his resignation, says he is meeting pressing internal and foreign demands and wants to avoid constitutional vacuum

Florida voters can show the appeal of $15 an hour outside liberal strongholds by approving a constitutional amendment on the 2020 ballot.

There’s a lot packed into this year’s six constitutional amendments before Florida voters. Here’s a rundown of each:


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Fundamental to democracy is the peaceful transition of power; without that, there is Belarus. Any suggestion that a president might not respect this Constitutional guarantee is both unthinkable and unacceptable.

Yes. Abortion is a constitutional right— period.

We cannot have Election Day come and go with a 4-4 Court. We risk a constitutional crisis if we do not have a 9-Justice Supreme Court, particularly when there is such a risk of a contested election.

I thought we’d already covered this after the attacks in Lafayette Square: the US government should not be using unidentified federal officers as a secret police force to terrorize US citizens & violate their constitutional rights. This is outrageous.

Trump just had peaceful demonstrators viciously attacked. No, Mr. President. This is not a dictatorship. This is the United States of America. Our citizens have a constitutional right to peacefully protest. It's called the First Amendment.

President @realDonaldTrump  announced historic steps to protect the Constitutional right to pray in public schools!

Mr. President, I go home to my district daily. Each morning, I wake up, and I go and fight for my neighbors. It is my constitutional duty to conduct oversight of the Executive Branch. But, it is my moral duty to fight for my constituents.

To: Republican colleagues From: Everyone else Date: Today Re: Constitutional duties After diplomat Taylor’s testimony you can no longer question whether this happened. The question is if you choose to follow the law or be part of the cover-up. We look forward to a response.

Congress voted 517-5 to impose sanctions on Russia. The President decides to ignore that law. Folks that is a constitutional crisis. There should be outrage in every corner of this country.