U.S. Constitution

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the constitution written at the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia in 1787 and subsequently ratified by the original thirteen states

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Abbott, a longtime champion of a convention of states to amend the U.
The first thing people should do when the federal government acts upon something is to look to the U.
The question is whether this use of drone technology violates the U.
Vile is a professor of Political Science and Dean of the University Honors College at Middle Tennessee State University and has written many books on the subject of the U.
What wasn't mentioned is the wonderful fact that the Ambassador proved she's a great American because she took her oath on the U.
8220;Over the last few years there has been a large public outcry against the government's corruption of the nation's founding principles, and against their encroachment on the people's liberties,” says Novitsky, who adds that public Interest in restoring the primacy of the U.
This is most telling at the end of his life, when Franklin was willing to support the Pennsylvania Abolition Society even as he toiled to keep the issue of slavery hidden within the U.
Supreme Court ruled 5-4 that the use of eminent domain for economic development constitutes a valid public purpose and therefore is permissible under the Fifth Amendment to the U.
Under our American constitutional structure, the "police power" (the authority of sovereign governments to enact laws and promote regulations that safeguard the health, safety, and welfare of its citizens) is reserved to the states by the 10th Amendment to the U.
We offer general support for a federal marriage amendment to the U.
Browning and Reinhardt questioned whether the government should provide a subsidy to religious organizations that the free exercise clause of the U.
As a result, it alleges that the Maine law violates the supremacy clause of the U.
Criminal investigations involving terrorists must be conducted in accordance with the provisions of the U.
Maryland's ban comes as a result of a federal lawsuit filed on behalf of a dozen nonsmoking inmates suffering from allergies, asthma, and heart diseases, who contend that secondhand smoke violates their protection from "cruel and unusual punishment" under the Eighth Amendment of the U.