Amendment IX

Constitutional Amendment

What does it mean?

"The enumeration in the Constitution, of certain rights, shall not be constructed to deny or disparage others retained by the people."

Current Event?

Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James wears a "I can't Breathe" t-shirt to honor Eric Garner as he is introduced before the start of the game against the Brooklyn Nets at Barclays Center in New York City on December 8, 2014. Garner died in a conflict with police who allegedly choked him, causing his death. A New York grand jury did not indict the police officer. UPI/Rich Kane

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When was it added?

in 1791