Question of the Week

How would you amend the Constitution?

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This week, retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens suggested that students and others who participated in last Saturday's March for Our Lives rallies should demand more than just gun-control legislation—they should demand that the Second Amendment be repealed.

Overturning 2008’s District of Columbia v. Heller via a constitutional amendment to get rid of the Second Amendment “would be simple and would do more to weaken the NRA’s ability to stymie legislative debate and block constructive gun control legislation than any other available option,” Stevens said in a New York Times op-ed.

This isn’t the first time Stevens has put forward revising the Constitution. In 2012, he proposed the supremacy clause be rewritten to make clear that the federal government can use state officials to carry out national policies.

This week, we’d like to ask you: How would you amend the Constitution?

Answer in the comments.

Read the answers to last week’s question: What are your funniest and weirdest stories from the courtroom?

Featured answer:

Posted by GLS: “I represented a plaintiff in an auto accident case. After the attorney for the defendant gave his closing argument accusing the plaintiff of lying, malingering, etc., she stood up and yelled that she said didn’t want their money and forget the whole thing!”

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