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Sentences with the noun Amendment

14 examples:

The Second Amendment says we have the right to bear arms, not to bear artillery.
(Robin Williams)

The beauty of the second amendment is that it will not be needed until they try to take it.
(Thomas Jefferson)

The Second Amendment does not guarantee the right to bear unlimited arms.
(NBC News, )

But the Second Amendment is sacred to the workers on the Colt factory floor.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

A proposed amendment would give state lawmakers more authority to regulate abortions.
(USA Today - National, )

The government is defeated in a vote on Syria while MPs also reject Labour's amendment.
(BBC News - Politics, )

"The Second Amendment is clear that Americans have a right to arm themselves for protection.
(The Hollywood Reporter - TV, )

The president insists the new bill protects sick Americans, but an amendment suggests otherwise.
(BBC News - World News, )

The House of Commons voted on report stage of Bill C-14 Monday night and passed it without amendment.
(The Vancouver Sun - National, )

Tax Cuts and Jobs Act repeal of Johnson amendment seems modest, but might have profound effect on charities.
(Peter J Reilly, Contributor https://www.forbes.com/sites/peterjreilly/ in Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

The amendment would allow the election of a president to a second term, a move called illegal by opposition members.
(The Associated Press in USA Today - World, )

The amendment would apply in terrorism and national security cases, but critics warn against the expansion of powers.
(ZDNet US, )

The Dubs Amendment is a scheme launched in the UK to help unaccompanied refugee children in Europe to come to live here safely.
(BBC News - Politics, )

While the amendment would not affect federal laws governing agriculture, its possible effect on local and state laws is unclear.
(The New York Times - Business, )

Questions

3 examples:

Does the Second Amendment guarantee an individual right to own guns?
(Fox News - Politics, )

How can we prevent gun violence without trammeling the Second Amendment?
(Forbes - Business, )

What better time to engage children in discussions about free speech and the 1st Amendment?
(Mary Forgione in Los Angeles Times - Travel & Deal Blog, )

Other sentences

93 examples:

The Thirteenth Amendment freed all Negro slaves.

Some claim that full-body scanners violate the Fourth Amendment.

Amendment is repentance.
(German proverb)

The 1st Amendment protects the right to speak, not the right to spend.
(Byron White)

1913 wasn't a very good year. 1913 gave us the income tax, the 16th amendment and the IRS.
(Ron Paul)

It is time we passed a balanced budget amendment and return this government to limited spending.
(Newt Gingrich)

"Further amendment would be futile," Warners argues.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Movies, )

Phyllis Schlafly helped defeat the Equal Rights Amendment.
(USA Today - National, )

Court declared the law a violation of the Fourth Amendment.
(Fox News - Lifestyle, )

Kevin Bryant wants an amendment saying it was created by God.
(UPI - Odd News, )

That right to citizenship is guaranteed by the 14th Amendment.
(Forbes - Education, )

The 13th amendment abolishing slavery was passed 150 years ago.
(David Millward in The Telegraph - News, )

The amendment by the House of Lords was rejected by 335 to 287 votes.
(Jon Sharman in The Independent - U.K. News, )

The plan is a proposed amendment to Rule 41 of the U.S. Criminal Code.
(Tech Times - Personal Tech, )

The debate over the Second Amendment has gone up in flames in Michigan.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

ACLU says warrantless inspection is a violation of the Fourth Amendment.
(USA Today - National, )

The members of 3-Gun Nation are fighting for their Second Amendment rights.
(USA Today - Sports, )

Lack of knowledge, she says, that the Equal Rights Amendment failed in 1982.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

Texas has always prided itself on its vigorous exercise of the 2nd Amendment.
(Los Angeles Times - National News, )

The complaint argues that gag orders are in violation of the Fourth Amendment.
(ZDNet US, )

On today's episode, Aaron Harber discusses Amendment 67, dealing with personhood.
(The Denver Post - Politics, )

The push and pull over the Second Amendment right to bear arms is heating up again.
(USA Today - National, )

Dwight Bullard filed a "zombie apocalypse" amendment to Senate Bill 296 on Tuesday.
(UPI - Odd News, )

Women — strong, sensitive, educated women — stand on both sides of Amendment 1.
(USA Today - National, )

The amendment, backed by the Lords, commits the UK to take in 3,000 child refugees.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Women Suffrage Monument to be unveiled in Nashville, where 19th Amendment ratified.
(USA Today - National, )

Artist Alan LeQuire commemorates Tennessee’s pivotal role in passing 19th Amendment.
(USA Today - National, )

A nurse is challenging a Maryland county’s stun gun ban on Second Amendment grounds.
(Fox News - U.S., )

The Second Amendment of the U.S. Constitution still guarantees the right to bear arms.
(Fox News - U.S., )

They'll push an amendment to keep hours the same while the drive-break issue is studied.
(USA Today - National, )

“Hacksaw Ridge” director Mel Gibson understands the history of the Second Amendment.
(Fox News - Entertainment, )

Amendment to aid marijuana businesses seeking financial services passed Senate committee.
(USA Today - Money, )

England have made only one amendment to the squad which lost the Test series to Sri Lanka.
(The Independent - Cricket, )

Amendment T would remove a reference to slavery in the state constitution, written in 1876.
(The Denver Post - Politics, )

Meryl Streep writes to all members of Congress, urges the passing of Equal Rights Amendment.
(UPI - Entertainment News, )

On Aug. 1920, with the formal adoption of the 19th Amendment, women won the right to vote.
(Science Daily - News, )

A member of the ERA Coalition explains why she is still fighting for the Equal Rights Amendment.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

A court ruled that Wikimedia has grounds to sue the N.S.A. over Fourth Amendment privacy rights.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

Opponents of Amendment 1 call the vote 'tainted' and accuse officials of violating voting rights.
(USA Today - National, )

A rebel amendment to the EU Referendum Bill was defeated almost 200 votes in the Commons tonight.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Lord Heseltine is fired as a government adviser after voting for an amendment to the Brexit bill.
(BBC News - Politics, )

A lawyer says Dearborn, Mich., police secretly monitored a network of Second Amendment activists.
(Detroit Free Press in USA Today - National, )

He rules 2004 voter-approved amendment and 1997 law violate equal-protection of U.S. Constitution.
(USA Today - National, )

The group wants 'national interest' to be put above politics with an EU Withdrawal Bill amendment.
(BBC News - Politics, )

In The Walking Dead season five finale, the Second Amendment triumphed over wishy-washy liberalism.
(Sydney Morning Herald - Entertainment, )

Gen. Kamala Harris in a case that pitted state law governing charities against 1st Amendment rights.
(Los Angeles Times - Religion, )

A two-year timeline for the process was established in 1982 by a Congressional amendment to the ESA.
(Science Daily - News, )

Supporters of the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol celebrated its adoption in October 2016.
(The New York Times - World News, )

A federal judge has ordered a recount of Tennessee's controversial 2014 abortion measure Amendment 1.
(USA Today - National, )

After peers voted for an amendment to Article 50, that protects the rights of EU nationals in the UK.
(Daily Mail - News, )

But they’re often satisfied if they at least have a chance to offer an amendment to change the bill.
(Fox News - Politics, )

Donald Trump said that a Hillary Clinton presidency would lead to a reduction of the Second Amendment.
(CNBC, )

Peers backed the controversial cross party amendment by a majority of 98, voting 366 to 268 in favour.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Adam Schiff to address Democratic Congresswoman Jackie Speier's calls for invoking the 25th amendment.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

An Alliance Party amendment to the law on the secrecy of political donations is defeated at Westminster.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

French MPs vote down an amendment which would have cut the VAT paid on sanitary products from 20% to 5%.
(BBC News - World News, )

An amendment to tighten the law in Northern Ireland relating to abortion has been defeated in the Assembly.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

The Supreme Court on Monday ruled in favor of the police in a case that touched on Fourth Amendment rights.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

Ruling, which could be appealed, is seen as a victory for proponents of gun rights and the Second Amendment.
(USA Today - National, )

Amendment would have expanded the types of communication records the FBI could demand without a court order.
(CNET News, )

A leaked draft amendment shows the German government is attempting a last-minute expansion of state hacking.
(ZDNet UK, )

Amendment U would eliminate that tax in instances where the market value of the property is less than $6,000.
(The Denver Post - Politics, )

An amendment to the same-sex marriage bill that would effectively legalise discrimination against LBGTIQ people.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

CNN's Ben Wedeman explains the one thing you need to know about US president Donald Trump's travel ban amendment.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

The rights group worries that the warrantless searches of devices circumvents customers' Fourth Amendment rights.
(CNET News, )

Justice Sonia Sotomayor let loose a scorching dissent in a case involving the Fourth Amendment and police conduct.
(NBC News, )

Proposed amendment to CISPA says Internet companies' promises to protect customer privacy were legally enforceable.
(CNET News - Politics and Law, )

The government goes head to head with Perry Capital over an amendment to the bailout of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
(CNBC, )

The Saskatchewan Employment (Interpersonal Violence Leave) Amendment Act allows 10 days of protected, unpaid leave.
(The Vancouver Sun - Health, )

The settlement was tacked onto a budget bill Tuesday as a last-minute amendment to a bill with several state claims.
(Fox News - Politics, )

An amendment to the Keystone XL bill that is aimed at improving energy efficiency in buildings was approved, 91 to 5.
(The New York Times - Business, )

MSPs vote in favour of a Labour amendment calling for an outright ban on fracking in Scotland as SNP members abstain.
(BBC News - Science & Environment, )

Some Democrats have latched onto a bill which could remove President Donald Trump through part of the 25th Amendment.
(Fox News - Politics, )

DeCrow led the National Organization for Women during the 1970s, fighting for the Equal Rights Amendment and Title IX.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

Viktor Orban’s proposed amendment to the constitution would have barred "foreign populations" from being sent there.
(USA Today - World, )

But the compromise amendment, sponsored by a Republican, at the moment lacks the number of votes it would need to pass.
(NBC News, )

A late amendment in the Senate tax bill would allow certain income from gas and oil ventures to qualify for lower rates.
(The New York Times - Business, )

A proposed Denver building code amendment would require that single-stall restrooms in the city have gender-neutral signs.
(The Denver Post - Politics, )

The publisher claims the amendment incorporated 'local preferences', but the move has been criticised by religious leaders.
(Daily Mail - News, )

John McCain is pushing an amendment in Congress that would allow anyone who kills bison at the Grand Canyon to keep the meat.
(Fox News - Politics, )

There’s plenty for deal-seeking passengers to love about the recent expiration of the Wright Amendment at Dallas Love Field.
(NBC Today, )

Amendment 72 would add $1.75 in tax to a pack of cigarettes and channel the revenue toward a number of health-related efforts.
(The Denver Post - Politics, )

When Gertrude Gottschalk was born in 1916, the 19th Amendment granting universal women’s suffrage had not yet been ratified.
(USA Today - National, )

Justices will decide whether a town council violates the 1st Amendment by opening its monthly meetings with a Christian prayer.
(David G. Savage, Washington Bureau in Los Angeles Times - Religion, )

Rookie senator Ricky Muir has abandoned his carbon tax repeal amendment and promised to help get the bills through by Thursday.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

Donald Trump took on critics of the second amendment at a campaign rally Saturday as a new national debate begins on gun rights.
(Fox News - Politics, )

In the 10-year battle over the Equal Rights Amendment in the 1970s, there was no more formidable opponent than Phyllis Schlafly.
(Los Angeles Times - Basketball, )

Amendment to Defense Dept. spending bill prohibits funding for installation of security vulnerabilities in US-made tech equipment.
(CNET News, )

A federal amendment expired, paving the way for Dallas Love Field to offer flights again and setting the stage for an airfare war.
(CNBC, )

Former Foreign Secretary Sir Malcolm Rifkind criticises Conservative MPs who have tabled an amendment calling for an EU referendum.
(BBC News - Politics, )

Plans to extend Sunday trading hours were revived by the Government on Tuesday through a proposed amendment to the Enterprise Bill.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

The theory is largely based on Supreme Court decisions within a couple of decades before or after the passage of the 16th Amendment.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

California recently passed an amendment to make the use of alternative currencies easier, and New York may soon make a similar move.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

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