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Sentences with the noun Amendment

9 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)

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

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

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, )

Officials with a Texas school district said a U.S. history book with a misleading summary of the Second Amendment is not a primary text.
(UPI - Odd News, )

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

97 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)

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, )

The justices will hear a 1st Amendment challenge brought by...
(Los Angeles Times - National 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 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, )

If the proposed amendment to the hospital's medical rules is approved...
(Los Angeles Times - Business, )

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 justices by a -2 vote turned down a 2nd Amendment challenge to a local...
(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, )

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, )

The words "2nd Amendment" are pasted in a decal onto her front door and there's a Rifle...
(Los Angeles Times - National News, )

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, )

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, )

Sen. Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) is the latest lawmaker to introduce an amendment to a Federal...
(Los Angeles Times - Business, )

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

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, )

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

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, )

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, )

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

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 justices turned down a 1st Amendment challenge to a Texas law that requires vets to examine an animal before...
(Los Angeles Times - National News, )

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

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, )

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, )

In a post Saturday morning on Twitter, Trump falsely accused Clinton of trying to take away Americans' 2nd Amendment...
(Los Angeles Times - National News, )

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, )

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, )

A week after the vote, the poorly-written amendment is on the cusp of failing, and a lack of clarity from lawmakers may be to blame.
(The Denver Post - Politics, )

The amendment approved by the Presbyterian General Assembly still requires approval from a majority of the 172 regional presbyteries.
(NBC News, )

Clive Palmer has confounded a bid by the government for a swift end to the carbon tax, amending his own amendment to the legislation.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

A measure on Tuesday’s ballot would create an amendment to the State Constitution that is similar to one that was approved in 1996.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

Lord Blencathra, better known as David Maclean, a former Conservative Chief Whip, had proposed a similar amendment to a previous Bill.
(The Independent - U.K. News, )

A Louisiana lawmaker withdrew an amendment proposing to limit strippers to a maximum 160 pounds after a sharp rebuke from a colleague.
(UPI - Odd News, )

Donald Trump's campaign defended the GOP presidential nominee's suggestion that 2nd Amendment supporters could 'stop' Hillary Clinton.
(NBC News, )

A religious exemption amendment to the same-sex adoption bill is discrimination, the Victorian government and gay rights activists say.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

The amendment to Singapore's Copyright Act will allow content owners to compel Internet service providers to block infringing Web sites.
(CNET News, )

Sherita Harrison alleges that fried chicken chain Popeyes violated both her Second Amendment rights to arm herself and her civil rights.
(NBC Weird News, )

The Supreme Court rejected a convicted man’s argument that a delay in sentencing violated his Sixth Amendment right to a speedy trial.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

But the amendment, called Minute 319, is simply a glimpse into ongoing mismanagement of the Colorado River on the U.S. side of the border.
(Forbes - Business, )

The Chinese government announced it deposited its acceptance of an amendment to the Kyoto climate measure with the U.N. secretary-general.
(UPI - Energy Resources, )

Buried deep inside the federal budget bill is an amendment to allow the sale and probable dismantling of Canada's medical isotope supplier.
(Kelly Crowe in CBC News - Health, )

The justices also rejected the reasoning of a Massachusetts court in a Second Amendment case upholding strong limits on stun gun ownership.
(The New York Times - Health, )

An amendment to the rules at the ICC could mean that Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta gives evidence by video link at his trial in February.
(BBC News - World News, )

The yet-to-be-named figure will appear on the note in 2020, the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

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