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Origin of amendment
OTHER WORDS FROM amendmentnon·a·mend·ment, nounpro·a·mend·ment, adjectivere·a·mend·ment, nounself-a·mend·ment, noun
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It passed the Senate’s appropriations committee Thursday, but did so with amendments that have not yet been released.Sacramento Report: San Diego Bills Survive Bad Day for Housing Proposals|Andrew Keatts and Sara Libby|August 21, 2020|Voice of San Diego
The regulations, known as The Electronics and postal communications amendment, also require foreign journalists working with their local colleagues to be accompanied by a government-appointed officer when covering local stories.Tanzania’s “Bulldozer” president is tightening his grip on international media ahead of elections|Abdullahi Yussuf|August 20, 2020|Quartz
After the passage of the amendment, women were not broadly mobilized, and in many places, women of color continued to face barriers to voting.Women Won The Right To Vote 100 Years Ago. They Didn’t Start Voting Differently From Men Until 1980.|Amelia Thomson-DeVeaux|August 19, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
A century ago today, the 19th amendment of the US Constitution was ratified.Susan B. Anthony doesn’t need to be pardoned—violating the law is her legacy|Annalisa Merelli|August 18, 2020|Quartz
Everyone deserves the ERA—a constitutional amendment that lives forever—and I have faith that we will get it.Melinda Gates, Ai-jen Poo, and 9 more women on what the 19th Amendment’s 100th anniversary means to them|ehinchliffe|August 18, 2020|Fortune
Open-carry activists are known for baiting cops into on-camera arguments about the Second Amendment and state laws.Texas Gun Slingers Police the Police—With a Black Panthers Tactic|Brandy Zadrozny|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
They would not, for example, supersede federal law regarding the Establishment Clause in the First Amendment.
Either we believe the First Amendment is worth defending or we do not.The Sony Hack and America’s Craven Capitulation To Terror|David Keyes|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They then would expect the Senate to strip that amendment and compromise simply on keeping government open for 60 days.Bachmann and Pelosi vs. Boehner and Obama Over Spending Bill|Ben Jacobs|December 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Why are “threats,” unlike other scary speech, outside the protection of the First Amendment?Does Free Speech Cover Murder Fantasies? The Supreme Court’s Definition of a ‘Threat’|Geoffrey R. Stone|December 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Parnell has moved Amendment arraigning Balfour's administration in Ireland.
Under this, if no amendment is adopted, slaves may be bought and sold in any of the waters of the free States.A Report of the Debates and Proceedings in the Secret Sessions of the Conference Convention|Lucius Eugene Chittenden
Mr. Madison apprehended that this amendment left the resolution as bad as it was before, if not worse.Abridgment of the Debates of Congress, from 1789 to 1856, Vol. I (of 16)|Thomas Hart Benton
Deacon Daniel was evidently not to be cornered, and I came away without any assurance of amendment on his part.The Diary of a Saint|Arlo Bates
The Attorney General moved an amendment to adjourn the question until the 1st day of September next.