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On Tuesday, they voted to back the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact, a multistate effort to neutralize the Electoral College without officially abolishing it.Colorado joins 15 states in favor of popular vote in presidential elections|Nicole Goodkind|November 5, 2020|Fortune
The Coalition for TJ opposes the superintendent’s admissions changes and the TJ Alumni Action Group supports revisions such as abolishing the test.Fairfax families sue over changes to Thomas Jefferson High’s admissions|Hannah Natanson|November 5, 2020|Washington Post
No matter what the ultimate outcome this year, it’s likely the calls to abolish the electoral college will only get louder.If the Electoral College can’t be abolished, can it be reformed?|Oliver Staley|November 4, 2020|Quartz
SB10 originally passed in 2018 and went into effect in 2019, making California the first state to abolish cash bail in favor of risk assessments.Here are the main tech ballot initiatives that passed in this election|Abby Ohlheiser|November 4, 2020|MIT Technology Review
I debate a young high school girl about whether we should abolish the Constitution and start over.What Danai Gurira Learned About Voting From Her Zimbabwean Upbringing|Daniel Malloy|October 31, 2020|Ozy
But this offering was rejected by activists who are pushing for new elections and an abolishment of the anti-protest laws.
Just last week, Gershom Gorenberg argued in these pages for the abolishment of the chief rabbinate.
He also once wrote an article calling for the abolishment of soccer.
In this country, as we shall see directly, laws for its abolishment were passed at a very early date.The Book of Vagabonds and Beggars|Anonymous
It indicates the way, too, for the abolishment of the peculiar institution of Utah.The Life of John Taylor|B. H. Roberts
Half for the temple and half for himself; and the abolishment of the seven leopards.The Adventures of Kathlyn|Harold MacGrath
After the abolishment of the Irish Parliament they were without representation in the government under which they lived.Famous Men and Great Events of the Nineteenth Century|Charles Morris
They denounced it as class legislation unjustly favoring the few, and urged its abolishment.Manual of Ship Subsidies|Edwin M. Bacon