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Repeal the Second Amendment

Additionally, limit the size and budget of the military to quell the possibility of government oppression and limit police arms to non-lethal weaponry.
Josh Musket, 28.10.2011, 22:34
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federally monitor/enforce police accountability

I am a citizen who feels powerless in the face of police officers who frequently use intimidation tactics and abuse their authority. I believe I am not alone. Countless law adults in our country have a disdain for police officers, because of the...
Stephen Andrew Barcus, 05.11.2011, 09:20
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Comprehensive reform to stop corruption

Paragraph 1. The first ten Amendments of the Constitution shall be named collectively the “Bill of Human Rights” and the word “person” shall refer to all living human beings from the moment they are born. Comment: Since the 19th Century a...
Ulf Erlingsson, 06.11.2011, 01:47
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Unanimous direct democracy by the people.

I think I saw someone put something similar about voting via internet. I propose we eliminate representatives who are alienated from their constituents. We should move to a situation where each individual gets to vote on ALL proposed legislation....
Daniel, 08.11.2011, 20:28
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Reform of the Election Process:

Require the Election Process to include “Instant Runoff Voting” to give validity to 3rd party candidates without having to throw away your vote for one of the main two party candidates. To see more about “Instant Runoff Voting” and...
Dan Rau, 21.11.2011, 23:30
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Justify Congressional Spending

All bills of attainer shall include a Constitutional reference to its authority. Don't be fooled by the general welfare arguement for spending on unConstitutional personal big government handouts. The Constitution requires that Congress shall...
Edward Machnik, 10.12.2011, 21:40
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Truth in Spending Amendment

Every citizen shall be provided,within 30 days, a summary statement of government spending by department including the flagging of FOREIGN AID by COUNTRY. The statement shall clearly show the bottom line spending including deficit spending for...
mcmaced, 12.12.2011, 02:20
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Free Democracy Amendment

Free Democracy Amendment 1. Subject to the Fourth Amendment and barring violation to the rights of others, the right of a free people to be secure in their decisions of personal safety, activity, association, and property, shall not be...
Leo, 14.12.2011, 13:41
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Amend the Constitution-the States pay the salaries of Congressional Members

Congressional representatives work for the States not the Federal government. All benefits should come from the State. Lobbyist must be required to speak before a full house on the state level. No priorities in DC. No lobbyist can hold a Federal...
Maggie, 28.12.2011, 16:13
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Implement Mixed-Member Proportional Representation

You can learn about it here: http://blog.cgpgrey.com/politics-in-the-animal-kingdom/ Basically everybody gets 2 votes, one for a specific person and another for a party who in turn will choose their representative. The amount of votes the party...
sirhotalot, 30.03.2012, 19:20
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A revised and expanded version of the Equal Rights Amendment

Proposed revised version of the Equal Rights Amendment: Section 1: Equality of rights and freedoms under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States, by any State, or by any institution, public or private, on the basis of race,...
Clayton Mortl, 30.11.2015, 13:24
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President's Minimum Age

No President shall be elected who is under the age of 55.
mcmaced, 12.12.2011, 03:04
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Amendment to Require "Live Free or Die" on Money

The Treasury shall put the words "Live Free or Die" on all currency and coins it creates.
edwardmachnik, 17.12.2011, 04:37
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White House Press Converences Only by President

All White House Press Converences should be given by the President. Surrogate spokespersons only deliver TALKING POINTS. Peroid.
edward machnik, 18.12.2011, 22:04
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Cape Cod Yankee Fisherman idea

This is a simple centrist amendment. It is not public finance. It is not money limits. But it does get us to a better place, and allows us to have more control. “For all levels of government, contributions to campaigns and ballot...
Steven JF Scannell, 14.04.2012, 00:49
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Amend Electoral College-12th Amendment

"The Person having the greatest number of Electoral Votes shall be President. If no Person receives greater than 50% of the whole number of Electors appointed, the Person having the highest number of Electoral Votes cast shall be the President...
edward machnik, 31.12.2011, 15:34
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Make all laws subject to strict scrutiny.

United States persons shall be free from all prohibitions or compulsions lest those be the least restrictive, narrowly tailored and effective means to achieve a compelling government interest.
PrometheeFeu, 01.01.2012, 20:09
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give 14 yr. olds the right to vote

richard richards, 05.01.2012, 16:22
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Increase Culpability of Shareholders

Shareholders of a corporation shall be considered legally culpable for the actions of the corporation and its employees, provided they are acting in the interest of the corporation. Any penalty, including jail time, exacted for crimes committed by...
nathanfh, 11.01.2012, 07:34
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Confer Citizenship to all Long Term Residents

All persons who can be proved have lived in The United States for longer than than twenty five years, and who have not been convicted of a felony shall be considered citizens, regardless of their initial method of entry. Persons wanted for crimes...
nathanfh, 11.01.2012, 08:03
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Establish a Federal Court in D.C.

A federal court in D.C. should be established to put Congress under oathe to defend charges of unConstitutional behavior. The States in Constitutional Convention shall determine charges.
mcmaced, 11.01.2012, 19:34
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Mandate Representation by Socioeconomic/Occupation

Representatives should represent the occupational and socioeconomic backgrounds of the general public. Only a specific number of seats should be allowed for each category. This way we don't get overburdened with all legal and financial experts...
Justin, 26.01.2012, 18:13
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Federal, State, County and Local Government Votes

All Federal, State, County and Local Government worker votes in all elections shall be counted as half a vote. Since government workers are a biased voting block for Democrats, their vote shall be counted as one half a vote to make the...
mcmaced, 14.02.2012, 02:12
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DC repr. in Congress -- http://www.DCinCongress.US

GIVING CONGRESSIONAL REPRESENTATION to WASHINGTON, D.C. Proposed Constitutional Amendment EXPLANATORY ESSAY Many people have proposed statehood for Washington, D.C., but I think that that would be granting too much power to the people of...
Joshua Zev Levin, 06.03.2012, 02:12
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Ensure the right for every citizen to vote

Currently there restrictions, such as those placed on felons, as to who is allowed to vote. This is morally wrong, especially considering the amount of people being charged with felonies. On average every American citizens commits 3 felonies every...
sirhotalot, 30.03.2012, 23:55
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Ratify Article the 1st, increasing representation

Currently congressional membership is locked while our population continues to grow. Article the 1st was the first amendment to the constitution, designed to account for the growing population. It needs to be ratified to allow for more...
sirhotalot, 31.03.2012, 00:36
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Repeal the 17th amendment

Each State Government should elect two Senators to represent their respective State Government. State wide election of Senators seriously reduces their accountability to their state, especially when it comes time for re-election. the repeal of the...
Gary, 07.05.2012, 06:12
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Change congressional redistricting

The original "sin" is that the power to redistrict belongs to state legislatures. An amendment to the constitution could provide a new method of establishing congressional districts that requires the governor of each state to appoint a...
Judy Wagner, 19.05.2012, 16:59
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Change congressional redistricting

The original "sin" is that the power to redistrict belongs to state legislatures. An amendment to the constitution could provide a new method of establishing congressional districts that requires the governor of each state to appoint a...
Judy Wagner, 19.05.2012, 17:00
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Ban use of agents provocateur by law enforcement

1. No Officer of the United States, or of a State thereof, in discharge of duty, and except to prevent immediate, imminent, and evident harm to life or property, and no person at the direct or indirect order or intimation of such Officer, shall...
bersl2, 27.05.2012, 10:14
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