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THE SAINTS & ANGELS DOCTRINE OF BILL OF RIGHTS

A:  I think this is the goofy, tendentious sort of crap that one can expect from the gun-nut lobby. ERRATUM: ". . . or otherwise run afoul of the law, like Martha Stewart, have forefeited their natural right to defend their lives ?" Shoud have been: or otherwise run afoul of the law, like Martha Stewart, have forfeited their natural right to defend their lives ? @OmSigDAVID, The Saints and Angels will never play @farmerman, farmerman wrote: The Saints and Angels will never play Thay will not stray...

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State the 14th amendment’s relation with the congress.

A:  The 14th amendment is meant to broaden Congress’ power to legislate pursuant to its stated goals; evidenced by the “appropriate legislation” clause of the amendment. (see – 5 of 14th amendment.) Such abrogations will usually occur under this amendment....

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What is 14th amendment: voluntariness?

A:  14th amendment: voluntariness: self-incriminating statements must be voluntary under totality of circumstances; involuntary if official compulsion; harmless error...

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What are the provisions of the 14th amendment ?

A:  The 14th amendment does three things: it extended citizenship to African-Americans, prohibited the states from denying citizens due process, and guaranteed all citizens equal protection under the law....

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Do you think racial profiling violates the 14th amendment? why or why not?

A:  Racial profiling does violate the 14th amendment but the problem is overcoming the standard of proof. To prove racial profiling it must be shown that the conduct was intentional and had no compelling governmental interest. This is very difficult to prove. Also, for an officer to stop a person, the officer only needs a reasonable suspicion that criminal activity is afoot, thereby making it more difficult to prove. constitutionally speaking, no. however you cannot deny that it happens. NO. Racial profiling is a made up complaint and it is totally bias, to use against law Enforcement when they want a certain race to get by with a crime....

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Are your 1st amendment and 14th amendment citizenship rights violated if you are a lezbian?

A:  Not the 1st, but I do believe it is against the 14th. No, it doesnt violate your rights, because that is one of the decisions that falls under states rights. And the federal law is what makes a gay marriage done in one state have to be made recognized in another. Pepe you will not be refused a marriage license, you Just have to marry within the law. which state you and a man can marry anytime you wish No, it doesn''t. Not being allowed to marry is not a free speech issue. It''s an equal rights issue, but not freedom of speech specifically. If it were against either the 1st or 14th amendments, no state would be able to stop it''s citizens from marrying the same...

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Explain the relationship between the 14th amendment and the Bill of Rights, as requested in the question

A:  The most commonly cited relationship between the 14th amendment and the Bill of Rights is that the 14th amendment has been used to ''incorporate'' the Bill of Rights. The Bill of Rights, as written, applies only to the federal government.  This means that state governments did not originally have to respect the rights given in the first 10 amendments.  Beginning in the early 1900s, the Supreme Court said that the 14th amendment means that the Bill of Rights applies to state governments as well.  It does this because it says that states cannot deprive people of their ''liberty'' without due process of the

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Do you support on changing the 14th amendment????

A:  The 14th amendment should remain the same and this Anchor Babies situation should blow over. Though I hate this reasoning, it should appeal to some people: The people (like that askers parents) who become citizens become TAXABLE. That means more money for the United States. This is not the way to solve the illegal immigration issue. Make becoming a citizen easier and cheaper and less people will be here illegaly. Simple. Why should a child who is born here to illegals be legal? The parents are breaking the law. It should be repealed, it is not a rep/dem issue, it''s a security/financial issue. AZ''s law is to the tee the federal law. AZ should be able to protect...

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Is it to dangerous, to appeal the 14th amendment ?

A:  Although I do believe the 14th amendment wording should be changed to prevent people from abusing it, I wholeheartedly agree with you that those clowns in Washington CANNOT be trusted to do it. I think you are absolutely correct in predicting that if they were left to it, in the long run the effects would be disastrous! I love the idea of living in a democracy, with the idea that we can vote the people who represents our ideals into office; but I hate that it never works out that way. They all make promises they never keep, and any move they make is done for political expediency, nevermind what''s best for our country or our people. Again, I have to agree with you on the solution to the problem. We need to start enforcing our

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Illegal immigrants, birthright citizenship, and 14th amendment?

A:  This is a last minute attempt for politicians to get votes. It will not pass at all. They can try to change the constitution but it''s not going to happen. Just like the Gov in AZ she is only bringing these things up because of the election. its not a waste of time its a necessity,all that''s needed is to attached a statute clarifying its intent ,birthright citizenship where given to freed slaves after 1868 and was not intended for mexicans who could just walk in to the country.there is no need to amend or reopen the 14th amendment. im sure when this was enacted they weren''t expecting people who broke our solvency to have citizenship do you? Have you heard of a thing called a constitutional...