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PS_12_Winter_2011_Slides_for_Lecture_6 - 19th Amendment,...

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If you have 3 quarters, 4 dimes, and 4  pennies, you have $1.19. You also  have the largest amount of money in  coins without being able to make  change for a dollar.   PS 12 Factoid
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Question: How has the Supreme Court protected and sometimes failed to  protect civil rights? OUTLINE Guest Lecture by Peter Wright I. Definition A. Civil Rights II. Civil Rights Movements A. Women B. African Americans C. LGBT Rights in California
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14th Amendment, 1865 …No State shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges or  immunities of citizens of the United States;  nor shall any State deprive any person of life, liberty, or property, without due  process of law; nor deny to any person within its jurisdiction   the equal protection of the laws…
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Core Constitutional values: the search for reasonableness and  human dignity  Experience,  Facts,  Logic,  Practicality,  Respect people’s wishes
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Unformatted text preview: 19th Amendment, 1920 The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex. Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation. California Proposition 22, 2000 "Only marriage between a man and a woman is valid or recognized in California Adopted by 61%-34%. California Proposition 8 (California Marriage Protection Act), 2008 only marriage between a man and a woman is valid or recognized in California. Eliminated the right of same-sex couples to marry. Voters approved the ballot measure 52%-48% Yes on 8 No on 8 Proposition 22 Proposition 8 Core Constitutional values: the search for reasonableness and human dignity Experience, Facts, Logic, Practicality, Respect peoples wishes...
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