Rights that make a difference
Why are constitutional admendments neccesary?
When citizens gets frustrated with government sometimes pressure Congress to use the Constitution’s amendment process:Others are content to depend on the courts to measure the Constitution against social goals.
Process of Amending to the Constitution
Amendment is ratified by 3/4 of the states legislative.
Amendments are proposed in Congress on a regular basis. The vast majority of the proposals fail.
Amendment is proposed by 2/3 vote of each house of Congress.