Fourteenth Amendment

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Noun1.Fourteenth Amendment - an amendment to the Constitution of the United States adopted in 1868; extends the guarantees of the Bill of Rights to the states as well as to the federal government
Constitution of the United States, U.S. Constitution, United States Constitution, US Constitution, Constitution - the constitution written at the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia in 1787 and subsequently ratified by the original thirteen states
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SPRINGFIELD -- State Representative Allen Skillicorn (R-East Dundee) has filed House Joint Resolution Constitutional Amendment 14 to protect Illinois retirees from another tax increase.
The community is invited to have a further say on the Royal George Hotel site (Amendment 15) and future development on the 'Roofing 2000' site at the corner of Canning and Stirling highways (Amendment 14).
The panel found out Proposition 8 harmed the gay and lesbian community by denying them the right to civil marriage, which is in violation of Amendment 14. 
Descriptions of the proposed MPA's were developed based on the Council's Public Hearing Draft for Amendment 14, published research, and expert testimony (Tables 1, 2).
* Louisiana voters rejected Amendment 14, which said no tax rebate, tax incentive or tax abatement legislation could be introduced in even years.
Negotiators at the European Parliament, the Council and the European Commission will decide on the fate of an amendment proposed by rapporteur Claude Turmes (Greens-EFA, Luxembourg), which aims to encourage the participation of the energy industry in the electricity market (Amendment 14).
This week, negotiators at the European Parliament, the Council and the European Commission will decide on the fate of an amendment proposed by rapporteur Claude Turmes (Greens-EFA, Luxembourg), which aims to encourage the participation of the energy industry in the electricity market (Amendment 14).
The CTS Series is a compliance test system for EN IEC 1000-3-2 including Amendment 14, EN IEC 1000-3-3, and several EN IEC 1000-4 AC immunity tests.
But up until the end of their terms, lawmakers remained at odds over legislation governing patents and copyrights, known as Amendment 14. According to trade officials, the agreement would only enforce Costa Rica's existing laws and would not introduce further protections on patented or copyrighted products.