Amending the Constitution (LWVUS)

2015

LWVA Comment on CA Study

December 27, 2015

The League of Women Voters of Amherst found the ambiguous language in the questions, pro/con statements and study guide confusing, confounding, even contradictory. The ambiguous wording sometimes caused us to conclude “no consensus” even when we were in agreement on many aspects of the question.

LWVUS Study on Amending the U.S. Constitution

September 14, 2015

Information and consensus meetings for this national LWV study are planned for November 10 and November 18, respectively. The public is welcome as participants on November 10, and as observers on November 18.

Resources for LWUS Study on Amending the Constitution

August 17, 2015

One part of the three-part study on “Key Structures of Democracy” adopted by LWVUS in 2014 is designed to provide the League with principles on which to base a decision to approve or oppose amending the Constitution. Materials for this component are now available and LWVA is forming a study committee.