Amendment Quotes

"The First Amendment is first for a rea...

"The First Amendment is first for a reason, the Second Amendment is just in case the first doesn't work out" - Dave Chappelle
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The very purpose of the Second Amendment is to stop the government from disallowing people th...

The very purpose of the Second Amendment is to stop the government from disallowing people the means to defend themselves against tyranny. Any proposal to abuse executive power and infringe upon gun rights must be repelled with the stiffest legislative force possible. ~ Steve Stockman~
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"The First Amendment is often inconvenient. But that is besi...

"The First Amendment is often inconvenient. But that is besides the point. Inconvenience does not absolve the government of its obligation to tolerate speech." ---Justice Anthony Kennedy
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"All human situations have their inconveniences. We feel those of the present...

"All human situations have their inconveniences. We feel those of the present but neither see nor feel those of the future; and hence we often make troublesome changes without amendment, and frequently for the worse." β€” Benjamin Franklin
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Why don't they pass a constitutional amendment prohibiting anybody fr...

Why don't they pass a constitutional amendment prohibiting anybody from learning anything? If it works as well as prohibition did, in five years Americans would be the smartest race of people on Earth. -Will Rogers
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β€œWhy don’t they pass a constitutional amendment prohibiting anybo...

β€œWhy don’t they pass a constitutional amendment prohibiting anybody from learning anything? If it works as well as prohibition did, in five years we will have the smartest people on earth.”--Will Rogers
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" Nothing you can do, folks, although the Seco...

" Nothing you can do, folks, although the Second Amendment people β€” maybe there is, I don’t know." Donald John Trump, POTUS 45. August 9th 2016.
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If the only amendment you care about is...

If the only amendment you care about is the second, what do you even need the second amendment to protect? - u/defenestrate
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Click-and-print computer files are fundamentally d...

Click-and-print computer files are fundamentally different from the written word and merit far less, if any, First Amendment protection -- A.G. Bob Ferguson
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The government argued that, since the 'inspection' of the data was to be carr...

The government argued that, since the 'inspection' of the data was to be carried out by a machine, it was exempt from the normal search-and-seizure protections of the Fourth Amendment. --Ladar Levison of the Lavabit encrypted email service
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β€œNeither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime where...

β€œNeither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction.” (Thirteenth Amendment to the Constitution)
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"1st amendment doesn't protect assholes from crit...

"1st amendment doesn't protect assholes from criticism. The right to act like an asshole and be called an asshole's the same fucking right." β€” Sam Halpern
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Hitler's syphilis-ridden dream almost came true. How could it happen? By taking contr...

Hitler's syphilis-ridden dream almost came true. How could it happen? By taking control of the media. An entire country was led by a lunatic... We must protect our First Amendment, before sick dreams become law. Nobody made fun of Hitler??! - Perry Farrell, 1990
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It is better, so the Fourth Amendment te...

It is better, so the Fourth Amendment teaches us, that the guilty sometimes go free than the citizens be subject to easy arrest.
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"1913 wasn't a very good year. 1...

"1913 wasn't a very good year. 1913 gave us the income tax, the 16th amendment and the IRS. " Ron Paul
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