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Constitutional Amendments

Gun laws and what the Second Amendment intended

As school shootings erupt with sickening regularity, Americans once again are debating gun laws. Quickly talk turns to the Second Amendment.

July 17, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

George F. Will: Constitutional rights hinge on case of injured thumb

WASHINGTON — This term the Supreme Court will rule on important subjects from racial preferences to restrictions on political speech, but its most momentous case, to be argued Tuesday, concerns the prosecution of a Pennsylvania woman who caused a chemical burn on a romantic rival’s thumb. Th…

November 03, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

George F. Will: Upcoming 'Wonderland' moment for High Court

“ ‘When I use a word,’ Humpty Dumpty said in rather a scornful tone, ‘it means just what I choose it to mean — neither more nor less.’”

October 10, 2013 11:33 amLoading…

Guest opinion: Democratic reforms inch along in Pakistan

Pakistan is beset by a torrent of maladies. Its government is bankrupt. Its economy is mired in stagflation as the population booms. Terrorists strike all corners of the country. Civil conflict in its largest city, Karachi, has evolved from feuds between ethnic political parties into a Talib…

April 15, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Wyoming constitutional resolution signed by Mead

CHEYENNE — Wyoming voters will decide whether to amend the state Constitution to allow nonresidents to serve on the University of Wyoming Board of Trustees.

February 19, 2013 8:59 amLoading…

George F. Will: Constitutional amendment would bind the spenders

WASHINGTON — The arguments against a constitutional amendment to require balanced budgets are various and, cumulatively, almost conclusive. Almost. The main arguments are:

February 05, 2013 12:32 pmLoading…

Guest opinion: Lincoln, Reconstruction and today's Supreme Court

Could a film alter the course of Supreme Court history?

January 21, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Guest opinion: Mr. Smith wants his filibuster back

Democracy as conventionally understood relies on decision by simple majority. Whichever side has more votes wins. Supermajority requirements stand this principle on its head. Whenever the side with the greater number of votes fails to reach the designated threshold, the side with the least v…

December 14, 2012 12:05 amLoading…

Wyoming voters approve 2 amendments, third pending

CHEYENNE - Wyoming voters have endorsed a state constitutional amendment specifying that competent adults have the right to make their own health care decisions.

November 06, 2012 5:18 pmLoading…

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