National Affairs: Amending Amending

The Senate Judiciary Committee finally agreed to report favorably a proposed Amendment to the Constitution, sponsored by Senator Wadsworth of New York. It is an amendment on the manner in which amendments to the Constitution shall be made. It proposes to take the place of Article V, and provides that:

1) Amendments may be proposed (a) by both Houses of Congress, each having given a two-thirds vote in favor of the Amendment, or (b) by a convention called by Congress at the request of the Legislatures of two-thirds of the states. (As at present.)...

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