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Which amendment handles drinking age?

A:  The National Minimum Drinking Age Act of 1984, but the states still have some leeway in determining the application of the law. It does not prohibit persons under 21 (also called youth or minors) from drinking. The term ''public possession'' is strictly defined and does not apply to possession for the following: •An established religious purpose, when accompanied by a parent, spouse or legal guardian age 21 or older •Medical purposes when prescribed or administered by a licensed physician, pharmacist, dentist, nurse, hospital or medical institution •In private clubs or establishments •In the course of lawful employment by a duly licensed manufacturer, wholesaler or retailer.” 1 (Emphasis in original. Conspicuously...

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What are all the amendments of the constitution ?

A:  The constitution is the framework for the organization of the United states government and for the relationship of the federal government to the states, to citizens, and to all people within the United states. The constitution creates the three branches of the national government: a legislature, the bicameral Congress; an executive branch led by the President; and a judicial branch headed by the Supreme Court. The constitution specifies the powers and duties of each branch. The constitution reserves all unenumerated powers to the respective states and the people, thereby establishing the...

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How Many amendments To The constitution Are There?

A:  Assuming that you are referring to the United states constitution, there have been twenty-seven ratified amendments. The first ten amendments to the United states constitution are known as the Bill of Rights....

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Are the rights provided under the 1st amendment to the constitution absolute?

A:  No rights are absolute. (Yelling "fire" in a crowded theater, for example.) Religious practices that violate neutral laws that have have a legitimate purpose can be illegal: Including laws against polygamy, human sacrifice or other forms of abuse, etc. And the US Supreme Court agreed in Reynolds vs US in the 1880s. Your church can actually make any rules it wants without interference. If you as a member do something that breaks a civil law, you go to jail - even if your church told you it was ok. Breaking the law because of religion has never been allowed If it were, there would be Holy Church of Bank Robbers and the jails would be empty. Despite the absolute terms, the first

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Do the amendments of the constitution ever expire?

A:  Do the amendments to the constitution ever expire?  Do the amendments ever expire?  ...

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Name two ways that an amendment to the constitution be ratified or passed?

A:  The first method is for a bill to pass both houses of the legislature, by a two-thirds majority in each. Once the bill has passed both houses, it goes on to the states. This is the route taken by all current amendments. Because of some long outstanding amendments, such as the 27th, Congress will normally put a time limit (typically seven years) for the bill to be approved as an amendment (for example, see the 21st and 22nd). The second method prescribed is for a constitutional Convention to be called by two-thirds of the legislatures of the states, and for that Convention to propose one or more amendments. These

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What are the 2 ways amendments to the constitution may be ratified?

A:  1. three-fourths of the state legislature approves it 2. ratifying conventions and 3/4 of the states approves it...

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Who ratifies amendments to the constitution?

A:  That would be the states.....the state governments that is....

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What is the procedure to amend the US constitution?

A:  ''amendments may be proposed by the United states Congress or by a national convention assembled at the request of the legislatures of at least two-thirds of the several states. To become part of the constitution, amendments must then be ratified either by approval of the legislatures of three-fourths of the states or ratifying conventions held in three-fourths of the states.'' - wikipedia In other words, the amendment has to be proposed by the US Congress or by the Article V Convention, and to become part of the constitution, it must be...

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What does the 10th amendment of the constitution state?

A:  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....