United States Constitution

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Noun1.United States Constitution - the constitution written at the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia in 1787 and subsequently ratified by the original thirteen statesUnited States Constitution - the constitution written at the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia in 1787 and subsequently ratified by the original thirteen states
advice and consent - a legal expression in the United States Constitution that allows the Senate to constrain the President's powers of appointment and treaty-making
Bill of Rights - a statement of fundamental rights and privileges (especially the first ten amendments to the United States Constitution)
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
Eighteenth Amendment - an amendment to the Constitution of the United States adopted in 1920; prohibited the manufacture and sale of alcoholic beverages; repealed in 1932
Nineteenth Amendment - an amendment to the Constitution of the United States adopted in 1920; guarantees that no state can deny the right to vote on the basis of sex
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
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Whoever greenlighted this, cares more about the agenda and goals of Zionist Israel than they do the Constitution of the US. Whoever greenlighted this, despite serving in the Trump Administration, also does not care about the re-election prospects for Trump -- as such an act could destroy Trump's chances of re-election.
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Al Jazeera views such calls as a direct attempt to curtail media freedom and restrict journalists from carrying out their duties, a right enshrined in the constitution of the US." It said although the professionalism of Al Jazeera has been questioned in prior cases; in no case has any evidence been submitted or brought forward.

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