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Unformatted text preview: society. As many more revisions of the constitution came about, the state government focused more on the individual aspect liberties also while dealing with the powers and authorities of institutions. The amendment process was used many times in finalization of the Georgia constitution. It took two thirds of the members of both of the chambers of the General Assembly to amend the constitution. Changing the constitution made it harder for articles and amendments to be changed so that everyone can abide the laws. An example of this is the amendment of banning gay marriage in the State of Georgia. 70 percent of the vote went towards banning gay marriage but before then, the Massachusetts Supreme Court struck down this sort of amendment so states such as Georgia wrote stricter gay marriage articles so that courts will not be able to undo the legislative ban. Will the Georgia constitution ever stop changing amendments? Does the constitution agreeable by everyone?...
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