The 14th Amendment of the US Constitution and the threat that it poses Page 3 of 25 . The motion not to seat was made because it was impossible to obtain the necessary vote required to expel Mr. Stockton, which was the only legal means available to prevent a member from voting once he has been seated. In order to expel a member of the
By protecting the “life liberty, or property” of American citizens, the Fourteenth Amendment builds on a long intellectual tradition. The phrase was devised in 1689 by John Locke in his Second Treatise of Government.American politicians, continually influenced by Locke’s liberal political philosophy, have borrowed the phrase in such key documents as The Declaration of Independence and ...
The Fourteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was passed by Congress on June 13, 1866, during the Reconstruction period after the end of the Civil War. Along with the Thirteenth and Fifteenth Amendments, it is one of the three Reconstruction amendments. Section 2 of the Fourteenth Amendment modified Article I, section 2 of the Constitution.
The original text of the Fourteenth Amendment of the Constitution of the United States. ... or as an executive or judicial officer of any State, to support the Constitution of the United States, shall have engaged in insurrection or rebellion against the same, or given aid or comfort to the enemies thereof. ... Amendments to the Constitution ...
The Fourteenth Amendment addresses many aspects of citizenship and the rights of citizens. The most commonly used -- and frequently litigated -- phrase in the amendment is "equal protection of the laws", which figures prominently in a wide variety of landmark cases, including Brown v. Board of Education (racial discrimination), Roe v. Wade (reproductive rights), Bush v.
Passed by Congress June 13, 1866. Ratified July 9, 1868. The 14th Amendment changed a portion of Article I, Section 2. A portion of the 14th Amendment was changed by the 26th Amendment. All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the State wherein they ...
This Treatise on the unconstitutionality of the 14th Amendment to the Constitution for The United States of America is based upon the most comprehensive research and documentation of every angle concerning the unlawful procedures involved in its purported adoption. What we now call the 14th Amendment to the Constitution for The United States
Persons.) (The previous sentence in parentheses was modified by the 14th Amendment, section 2.) The actual Enumeration shall be made within three Years after the first Meeting of the Congress of the United States, and within every subsequent Term of ten Years, in such Manner as they shall by Law direct. The Number of Representatives
The fourth section of the 14th Amendment contains two general elements, both surrounding debt. First, it guarantees that whatever debt the United States government accrues, “shall not be questioned.” Second, it invalidates any debt incurred by any rebellion against the United States (practically, this told those that may have financed the ...
9th Amendment: The enumeration in the Constitution, of certain rights, shall not be construed to deny or disparage others retained by the people. 10th Amendment: The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people.