The Next 10 Amendments

You can help propose a Constitutional amendment!

Join the National Constitution Center’s virtual national town hall this summer to debate the top constitutional issues that could be proposed as The Next 10 Amendments.

Here’s how to participate:

  • Check out the resources in the sidebar at right to learn more about the historical context and current events related to this issue.
  • In the comments below, share your thoughts and explore what others are saying. (Please keep your comments respectful and on topic.)
  • Check back each week for a new discussion topic and for votes on potential amendments based on participant suggestions.

Discussion questions:

  • How should we change the Constitution to expand—or limit—the Second Amendment right of the people to bear arms?

Discussion is moderated by Chris Phillips, senior writing fellow at the Critical Writing Program of the University of Pennsylvania and executive director of the nonprofit organization Democracy Café.