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Travelman Donating Member (326 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri May-06-11 03:42 PM
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W/R/T the OP, every strict constructionist I've come across recognizes that there is a method for changing the Constitution, and it's enshrined in the Constitution itself. I have seen a few who have argued that some Amendments were not arrived at "legally." Usually it's the XVIth Amendment kooks who just want to avoid paying taxes, but there are some who argue that perhaps the XIIIth and possibly the XIVth weren't arrived at properly due to the whole states not yet back in the union thing, plus some states joining the union when the Confederacy were "not states." AFAIC, it's a pretty weak argument.
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