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  • While the amendment's "gift ban" provision limiting most gifts to public officials to $50 a year received the most attention, the heart of the amendment was to create the IEC as an independent, nonpartisan forum for interpreting and enforcing ethics standards that apply to elected officials and most state and local government employees.

    Luis Toro: Ethics Commission Staff Wrong Place for Cuts

  • While the amendment's "gift ban" provision limiting most gifts to public officials to $50 a year received the most attention, the heart of the amendment was to create the IEC as an independent, nonpartisan forum for interpreting and enforcing ethics standards that apply to elected officials and most state and local government employees.

    Luis Toro: Ethics Commission Staff Wrong Place for Cuts

  • Founded in 1826, Mississippi College is affiliated with the state Baptist Convention, which pushed for the amendment's passage.

    'Personhood' Supporters Regroup After Big Defeat

  • Though now rendered largely meaningless by Russia's liberalized emigration rules, the amendment's repeal would benefit the U.S. commercially, by allowing U.S. tariffs toward Russia to rise.

    Colombia Pact Clears Path for Other Trade Agreements

  • Other: I was dismayed at the Media's crowing over the failure of the amendment's passage.

    National Carry Reciprocity Measure Fails

  • "The amount of resources provided here are not enough for this agency," said Rep. Rosa DeLauro D., Conn., the amendment's sponsor.

    House Panel Targets Consumer Bureau, SEC Budgets

  • Personhood USA provided much of the funding for the amendment's passage, and Planned Parenthood chapters around the U.S. have given much of the aid to the opposition.

    'Personhood' Backers Target Abortion

  • The sum of the treatment that has been widely reported is a violation of the eighth amendment's prohibition of cruel and unusual punishment and the fifth amendment's guarantee against punishment without trial.

    Bradley Manning's inhumane treatment | Bruce Ackerman and others

  • The immediate impact of the amendment's passage for Mississippians is unclear, in part because it would invite legal challenges and could lead eventually to the U.S. Supreme Court, supporters and opponents of the proposal say.

    'Personhood' Backers Target Abortion

  • Other: I was dismayed at the Media's crowing over the failure of the amendment's passage.

    National Carry Reciprocity Measure Fails

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