Sep 12

Issue: 14th Amendment RSS

Vote Now: An amendment to ensure equal rights for all



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Does the Constitution need a new amendment to ensure people of all genders have equal rights? Vote now in our “Next 10 Amendments” project!

10 amendments logoThe National Constitution Center’s Next 10 Amendments project is asking Constitution Daily readers to vote about 10 possible changes to the Constitution through the amendment process.

Note: Suggested amendments come from readers and represent different viewpoints, and not the viewpoint of the National Constitution Center.

We presented 10 topics for discussion starting this summer and the online debates were moderated by Chris Phillips, research fellow of the Center for Programs in Contemporary Writing at the University of Pennsylvania and executive director of the nonprofit organization Democracy Café.

We also asked readers to suggest wording for proposed amendments, which went to our editorial board. And after reading the comments and suggestions, we have 10 proposed amendments for our readers to consider.

So exercise your civic duty, join the discussion and check back on Constitution Day to see what America has to say about our founding document.

CURRENT VOTE: Equal rights for all.

PROPOSED AMENDMENT:

“People of all genders shall have equal rights throughout the United States and every place subject to its jurisdiction.”

VOTE BELOW. (If you can’t see the voting box below, click this link.)

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