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Title Facts Forum News, Vol. 5, No. 1, January 1956
Alternate Title Facts Forum News, Vol. V, No. 1, January 1956
Series Title Facts Forum News
Creator
  • Facts Forum
Publisher Facts Forum
Date January 1956
Language eng
Subject
  • Anti-communist movements
  • Conservatism
  • Politics and government
  • Hunt, H. L.
Place
  • Dallas, Texas
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  • journals (periodicals)
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  • Text
Identifier AP2.F146 v. 5 1956; OCLC: 1352973
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  • Facts Forum News
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Title File 042
Transcript AMENDMENT MX [August 26, 192(1] The right of citizen- ..I the I nited states to vote shall not be denied or abridged hv the I nited States or by any state on account of sex. Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation. VMENDMENT XX [February 6. 1933] Section 1. The terms of the President and Vice President shall end at noon on the 20th day of January, and the terms ol Senators and Representatives ;it in,on ,en the 3d clay of January, of the years in which such terms would have ended if this article had met heen ratified; and the terms of their successors shall then begin. Section 2. The Congress shall assemble at least once in every year, and such meeting shall begin at noon on the 3d day of January, unless thev -hall bv law appoint a different day. Section 3. If, at the time fixed for the beginning of the term of the President, the President-elect -hall have died, the Vice President-elect shall become President. If a President -hall not have been chosen before the time fixed for the beginning of his term, or if the President-elect shall have failed to qualify, then the Vice President-elect shall act as President until a President shall have qualified: and the Congress may by law provide lor the case wherein neither a President-elect nor a Vice President-elect shall have qualified, declaring who shall then act as President, or the manner in which one who is to act shall be selected, ami such person shall ait accordingl) until a President or Vice President -hall have qualified. Sectiox 1. The Congress may by law provide for the case of the death of any of the persons from whom the House ,>l Representatives mav choose a President whenever the- right of choice shall have devolved upon them, and for the case of the death of any of the person- from whom the Senate nun choose a Vice President whenever the right of choice shall have devolved upon them. I- Section ."i. Sections 1 and 2 shall take effect on the ' den of October following the ratification of this article, j Section 6. This article shall he- inoperative unless il "' have been ratified as an amendment to the Constitution the legislatures of three fourths of the several state- veil' seven years from the date of its submission. AMENDMENT WI [December 5, 1933] Section 1. The eighteenth article of amendment to Constitution of the I nited states is hereby repealed. Section 2. The transportation or importation into' state, territory, or possession nt the 1 nited Stale- feer dell] or ii-,' therein eel intoxicating liquor-, in violation ol the thereof, is hereby prohibited. SECTION 3. Thi- article shall he inoperative unless il ' have been ratified as an amendment to the Constitution conventions in the several stem's, eis pnev ided in the < """ tion. within seven years from the elate' ol the submission l"'! to the states by the Congress. AMENDMENT Wll [February 27, 1951] Section 1. No person shall he elected to the office oj President more than twice, and no person who has In''1' office of President, or acted a- President, for more tha" vear- of a term to which some other person was elected dent shall he elected to the office of President more than But this article shall not apply to emv person holding tl"' of President when this article was proposed bv the Co'V eunl -hall not prevent am person who men he holdiHf office of President, or acting a- President, during the within which this article becomes operative from hohh"'f office eel President e,r acting a- President during the rein8" ■ ■I such term. nis| SECTION 2. This article shall be inoperative unless ■'llledi have heen ratified as an amendment lo the Constitution ™ lb legislatures of three fourths of the several states withi'1 i-ho years from the date of its submission lee the' states WI on C a-„ r'"' .ongress. Ih,. i initn tin all,, THE MUNDT-COUDERT AMENDMENT would not change the procedure "I giving each state a number of electors equal to its delegation in Congress. Those electors, however, woulel l.e- chosen in the same manner as the Senator- and Representatives are now elected. Two elector- I,, correspond to the tw.. 1 . S. Senators would he given to the presidential nominees win, gel state-wide pluralities. In each congressional districl in which the nominees poll a plurality, thev would also gel an elector. This would be a return to the system which via- used from 17! 19 until the administration of "kndrew Jackson. Page ill Proposed Amendments to the Constitution Five proposed amendments to our Constitution which will be much discussed rally during the months to come are: The Mundt-Coudert Amendment, The Reed' b,,,, Dirksen Amendment, The Byrd-Bridges Amendment, The Bricker Amendment, ° '' and The Reed-Walter Amendment. These amendments, outlined below, would ^ require ratification by the legislatures of thirty-six states. reeo, Tl - -oni tore it) states in nations ,,aal under tin- ntcth'^'^ Constitution makes eill states equal in the se"3 jyflorct' ~ives them House membership in ratio lee then* I |(i||i The power of the Hi ti.eii- would be greatly tion. and under this plan the eh brought into conformity. lined system W>" THE REED-DIRKSEN AMENDMENT would provid per cent maximum rate on income taxes. \ hH AS i"'ii-m could only be imposed when approved bv till'1*' of each house of Congress. In that case. howeV'* ""'l bottom rate exceeds 25 per cent, the top rate <'3 ? Eve is Forum \--ws. JanueU
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