The comedian emphasized that a constitutional amendment would be safe from Donald Trump.
Planned Parenthood said the development should be the "shining example for all other states."
Critics say the legislation amounts to a poll tax and violates a constitutional amendment that voters overwhelmingly approved in November to allow people with felonies to vote.
The same voters who barely put Ron DeSantis into office also approved a proposal he opposed that helps a disproportionately black population.
The speaker of the House echoed the legal consensus that only a constitutional amendment can revoke birthright citizenship.
GOP lawmakers are trying to strip a bipartisan panel of its power to write captions for constitutional amendments that will appear on the ballot this fall.
Illinois is the 37th state to approve the amendment. Ratification by just one more state could get it added to the U.S. Constitution.
We must eliminate the corrosive and corrupting influence of big money in politics, and restore the Democratic principles of our Founding Fathers.
In November Proposition 59 will give Californians the opportunity to tell our elected officials to use their constitutional
What if "endorsement" is a political red herring? "Endorsing" suggests approval, but for a lot of us that option is closed. But, hey, we still have to choose--we must choose because democracy itself is at stake today.
The preamble of the U.S. Constitution states: "We the People of the United States... do ordain and establish this Constitution..." This is widely interpreted to mean that "popular sovereignty - power to the people - is the foundation upon which the entire Constitution depends."
If America does have a consensus that we're all basically OK with the concept of governmental blacklists, and that we further approve of curtailing constitutional rights for people on such lists, then it should be relatively easy to get the necessary votes in Congress and the statehouses.
The Liberal government should follow the Charlottetown precedent to give Canadians the opportunity to finally approve a major constitutional reform, in this case one that is long overdue.
Term Limits, gerrymandering, and big money in politics. Think of how wonderful American government would be if we just fixed those three problems. We have been told it would be impossible to do something about all of these issues, but what if it wasn't?
In my campaign, one of the biggest issues I discuss is campaign finance reform because I believe it to be the most fundamentally important reform that America needs right now. Without a change in how money is raised for political campaigns, it will make honest discussions about other reforms incredibly difficult.
The Supreme Court decision, when it happens later this year, is quite likely going to set off an argument within the Republican Party -- or, at the very least, that subset of the party who are running for president.