Constitutional amendments

FILE - In this Feb. 11, 2017, file photo, a Planned Parenthood supporter and opponent try to block each other's signs during a protest and counter-protest of abortion in St. Louis. If a Supreme Court majority shaped by President Donald Trump overturns or weakens the right to abortion, the fight over its legalization could return to the states. (AP Photo/Jim Salter, File)
July 12, 2018 - 3:03 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Anticipating renewed fights over abortion, some governors and state lawmakers already are searching for ways to enhance or dismantle the right in their constitutions and laws. President Donald Trump's nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court has raised the...
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June 28, 2018 - 3:05 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on the North Carolina General Assembly voting on proposed amendments to the state constitution (all times local): 3:05 p.m. The Republican-controlled General Assembly has agreed voters should decide whether North Carolina's cap on the income tax in the state...
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June 26, 2018 - 6:21 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on the North Carolina General Assembly considering proposed constitutional amendments (all times local): 6:25 p.m. Voters will be asked this fall to decide whether to change the North Carolina Constitution to rework a current section that lays out the rights of crime...
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June 25, 2018 - 10:32 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on the North Carolina General Assembly debating and voting on a handful of proposed amendments to the North Carolina Constitution (all times local): 10:25 p.m. The House has given initial approval to a proposed constitutional amendment that would mandate registered...
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June 24, 2018 - 11:21 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina legislature is entering what's expected to be the final week of this year's session ready to act on proposed constitutional amendments and any more vetoes by Gov. Roy Cooper. The General Assembly reconvenes Monday with the House prepared to vote on bills...
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June 22, 2018 - 5:31 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Some North Carolina Republican legislators are determined to remove Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper and future governors from involvement with a state panel administering elections and ethics laws. House Republicans unveiled late Friday a proposed constitutional amendment that would...
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June 21, 2018 - 5:40 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Constitutional amendments to expand crime victims' rights and alter how trial and appellate judge vacancies are filled are getting heard in the North Carolina Senate as the legislative session winds down. A judiciary committee Thursday debated two bills that if approved would...
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Activists lay on the ground to mark World Refugee Day during a protest in Madrid, Wednesday, June 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Andrea Comas)
June 20, 2018 - 10:24 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on global migration and World Refugee Day (all times local): 4:20 p.m. The Trump administration says that "new actors" must step up to help in the global response to refugees. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the United States will "will continue to be a world leader...
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June 18, 2018 - 1:58 pm
A U.S. Supreme Court ruling Monday on redistricting lawsuits in Wisconsin and Maryland comes as several states already are considering changes to the criteria and processes that will be used to draw legislative districts after the 2020 Census. In most places, the state legislature and governor are...
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In this photo released by Greek Prime Minister's office, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras speaks during a televised address to the nation, in Athens, Tuesday, June 12, 2018. Greece and Macedonia reached an agreement Tuesday to end a bitter 27-year name dispute that had kept the smaller and younger country out of international institutions such as NATO, the two countries' prime ministers announced. Tsipras and Macedonia's Zoran Zaev said the former Yugoslav republic's new name for both domestic and international purposes would be Republic of Northern Macedonia. Macedonia will also amend its constitution to reflect the change as part of the deal. (Andrea Bonetti /Greek Prime Minister's Office via AP)
June 12, 2018 - 3:05 pm
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece and Macedonia reached an historic agreement Tuesday to end a bitter 27-year name dispute that had kept the smaller and younger country out of international institutions such as NATO, the two countries' prime ministers announced. Greece's Alexis Tsipras and Macedonia's...
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