Constitutional Amendments News
What the DOJ Lawsuit Against Ferguson Alleges
The city of Ferguson, Missouri, particularly its police force, has been under the national spotlight since August 2014, when an officer fatally shot unarmed teenager Michael Brown and sparked a national debate on race in America. Now the city is feeling heat from the federal government like never
Turkey's President Approves New Government Led by Ally
Turkey's president has approved a new government formed by one of his most trusted allies, who immediately asserted the intention to institute constitutional reforms that would expand the powers of the presidency
Tajikistan Vote Allows President to Rule Indefinitely
Voters in the Central Asian nation of Tajikistan have voted overwhelmingly to approve changes to the Constitution allowing the authoritarian president to rule indefinitely
Federal Judge Upholds Virginia Voter Photo ID Law
A federal judge has upheld Virginia's 2013 law requiring voters to show a valid photo ID at the polls
Bill to Strip Turkish Legislators of Immunity Clears Hurdle
A significant majority in Turkey's parliament has voted in favor of a divisive, government-backed constitutional amendment that would strip legislators of their immunity from prosecution, increasing the chances that it becomes law
Philippine President-Elect to Offer Cabinet Posts to Rebels
Presumptive Philippine President-elect Rodrigo Duterte says he will reimpose the death penalty, offer Cabinet posts to communist rebels, and move to amend the constitution to give more power to the provinces
Presumptive Philippine President-Elect Says He'll Move to Amend Constitution to Give Provinces More Power.
Presumptive Philippine president-elect says he'll move to amend constitution to give provinces more power.
What It Takes to Pass the Civics Test for US Citizenship
Quick: How many amendments are in the U.S. Constitution? If you said 27, you’re correct. If you didn’t, don’t worry: Many Americans apparently don’t know the answer. A recent man-on-the-street video filmed in Miami shows people struggling to answer questions that appear on the civics test given to
Digital Report: 2 Supreme Court Decisions Boost Gay Marriage
ABC News' Terry Moran, Rick Klein and Cecilia Vega on implications, reaction to historic ruling.