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
Consequently an amendment may be made diminishing the weekly allowance to a member who is sick, and also the time of allowing it.
By the fourteenth amendment to the federal constitution their rights and privileges have been further secured.
A partial amendment has taken place, and still greater improvements are about to be made.Journal of a Voyage to Brazil|Maria Graham
One of the first effects of this amendment in Virginia was a legislative enactment requiring all women to pay the poll tax.Hallowed Heritage: The Life of Virginia|Dorothy M. Torpey
(i) The gazetting of the outstanding regulations empowered by the 1934 and 1953 Amendment Acts.Report of the Special Committee on Moral Delinquency in Children and Adolescents|Oswald Chettle Mazengarb et al.