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American statesman and physicist 1706-1790
All human situations have their inconveniences. We feel those of the present but neither see nor feel those of the future; and hence we often make troublesome changes without amendment, and frequently for the worse.
American politician, businessman and lawyer 1941-
Amending the U.S. Constitution, the document most sacred to those who love freedom and liberty, is a delicate endeavor and should be done only on the basis of the most clear and convincing evidence that a proposed amendment is necessary.
American lawyer, author, and politician 1930-2012
As a matter of traditional and sound constitutional doctrine, an amendment to the Constitution should be the last resort when all other measures have proved inadequate.
American lawyer and jurist 1936-
Asking questions is an essential part of police investigation. In the ordinary sense a police officer is free to ask a person for identification without implicating the Fourth Amendment.
American attorney and politician 1948-
Despite two decisions, in 2008 and 2010, by the U.S. Supreme Court unequivocally affirming that the Second Amendment to the Constitution guarantees an individual right to keep and bear arms against infringement by the government, state legislatures continue to do just that - enact laws that significantly infringe this fundamental human right.
American lawyer, educator and politician 1936-1996
Earlier today we heard the beginning of the Preamble to the Constitution of the United States. 'We the people.' It is a very eloquent beginning. But, when that document was completed on the 17th of September in 1787, I was not included in that 'We, the people.' I felt somehow for many years that George Washington and Alexander Hamilton just left me out by mistake. But, through the process of amendment, interpretation, and court decision, I have finally been included in 'We, tSource: Statement before House Judiciary Committee considering impeachment of Richard Nixon, 25 July 1974
American politician 1941-
Former Senator Al D'Amato in 1991 offered an amendment to cap credit card interest rates at 14 percent.
American pornographer 1936-2013
I'm a crusader. I really believe in the First Amendment, and I use it fully, and I pay a price for that.
Benjamin N. Cardozo
American lawyer and jurist 1870-1938
Immunities that are valid as against the federal government by force of the specific pledges of particular amendments have been found to be implicit in the concept of ordered liberty, and thus, through the Fourteenth Amendment, become valid as against the states.Source: Palko v. Connecticut
American politician 1941-
In my view, a corporation is not a person. A corporation does not have First Amendment rights to spend as much money as it wants, without disclosure, on a political campaign.
American air force radio personality during Vietnam War 1938-2018
It is the will of the American people that we have a right to protect our flag and this can only be accomplished by passing a Constitutional amendment.
American politician and lobbyist 1961-
President Bush has a record of cutting taxes, has provided a prescription drug benefit for seniors, has upheld the Second Amendment and remains committed to stopping liberal activists judges who are redefining marriage.
Repentance, without amendment, is like continually pumping without mending the leak.
President of the US 1946-
The 22nd Amendment should probably be modified to say two consecutive terms instead of two terms for a lifetime.
Arthur Ochs Sulzberger
American journalist 1951-
The Defense Department's plan to ban newspaper reporters from pool coverage of military operations is incredible. It reveals the administration to be out of touch with journalism, reality and the First Amendment.
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