27th Amendment

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    27th Amendment

    Was the 27th amendment really needed? All it does is delay pay increases until after the elections. Given the number of incumbents nowadays, this wouldn't do anything.

    A law passed by Congress would have the same effect...

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    Well the only reason it exists is because it was proposed along with the first 10 amendments.. or perhaps slightly after, yet it wasn't properly approved until 1992.

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    More info on the 27th amendment:
    http://www.archives.gov/exhibit_hall...amendment.html

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    I'm going disagree with you guys and say that women should
    definitely be allowed to vote.
    Staying away from General.

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    Originally posted by ethic
    I'm going disagree with you guys and say that women should
    definitely be allowed to vote.

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    Originally posted by ygfperson
    agreed.

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    Originally posted by ethic
    I'm going disagree with you guys and say that women should
    definitely be allowed to vote.
    LOL That's great, Eth

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