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Amending the Constitution

Amending the Constitution: Interview With Congressman Adam Schiff (D-CA) (Video)

Dennis Trainor | Posted 04.16.2013 | Politics
Dennis Trainor

Our conversation focussed on money in politics, corporate personhood, overturning Citizens United and the challenges of amending the constitution.

Amend! Money Out of Politics -- Strategy and Tactics for the Constitutional Amendment Process -- the 28th Amendment

Phil Wolfson, MD | Posted 02.13.2013 | Politics
Phil Wolfson, MD

Let's have some post-election fun using our informed imagination. It is four years from now. I and you are entering the voting booths in our respective neighborhoods.

Constitution Nearly Impossible to Amend: Is the Bar Too High?

Eric Black | Posted 02.09.2013 | Politics
Eric Black

To say that ours is the shortest Constitution in the world is simply a matter of counting the words. But the consequence of all that brevity is that we don't really have clear instructions from the Framers and ratifiers of the Constitution on a great many topics.

Modernize the Constitution, But Do it Through an Amendment

Rui Dai | Posted 07.31.2012 | College
Rui Dai

Yes, the U.S. Constitution desperately needs to be updated. However, any updates should go through the amendment process. The U.S. Constitution may be flawed, but changing it outright is more dangerous.

Overturning Citizens United: A Movement Moment

Marge Baker | Posted 03.10.2012 | Politics
Marge Baker

With Supreme Court decisions resting on broad interpretations of corporate rights, local, state, and federal bodies are passing resolutions and introducing legislation that challenge the current narrative of undue corporate political influence.

What If the Midterm Elections Were Next Year?

Ralph Seliger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ralph Seliger

I wish to advance a two-fold proposal for electoral reform: amending the U.S. Constitution to change the terms of office for president and members of the House of Representatives.