• Korea’s Constitution Day; history of constitution and ongoing discussions on possible amendment
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    Korea’s Constitution Day; history of constitution and ongoing discussions on possible amendment

    Constitutional revision. An unsolved task for more than a decade… with some administrations of the past, promising to deliver… but failing in the end. This time it may be different, with clear set goals and a timeline. But not all support the change, and… even among those all for it… they differ on the fine print.. Oh Jung-hee sheds light on the history of the constitution and the ongoing revision discussions. First enacted in 1948,… Korea’s constitution has been revised nine times over the past seven decades. Some revisions were made by political leaders wanting to extend their tenure,… others from the public’s resistance movements. In 1972, Korea’s former president…

  • Judge writes letter against proposed drug possession amendment
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    Judge writes letter against proposed drug possession amendment

    An update now to a story we first brought you yesterday…Ohio issue one. The state’s top judge is weighing-in on the proposed amendment. Supreme Court Chief Justice Maureen O’Connor sent a letter to judges and magistrates across the state. She warned that if Issue 1 is approved in November, it will leave Ohio with what she calls the “most lenient drug crime laws in the nation”. The Issue would make all non-violent possession cases misdemeanors, regardless of what drug was involved. Supporters claim the Issue would reduce inmate populations, and provide more money for treatment programs.

  • Korea’s Constitution Day; history of constitution and …
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    Korea’s Constitution Day; history of constitution and …

    Constitutional revision. An unsolved task for more than a decade… with some administrations of the past, promising to deliver… but failing in the end. This time it may be different, with clear set goals and a timeline. But not all support the change. For our news features tonight, Oh Jung-hee sheds light on the history of the constitution and the ongoing revision discussions. First enacted in 1948,… Korea’s constitution has been revised nine times over the past seven decades. Some revisions were made by political leaders wanting to extend their tenure,… others from the public’s resistance movements. In 1972, Korea’s former president Park Chung-hee changed the constitution to allow indirect…

  • President Park announces to begin process of constitutional amendment for presidential term
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    President Park announces to begin process of constitutional amendment for presidential term

    We begin with President Park Geun-hye’s policy address to the National Assembly. In her annual speech to parliament,… President Park announced that the government will begin the process revising the Constitution to change Korea’s one-term presidency. The issue has long been a hot topic of debate, but with the president officially announcing the beginning of the process,… it may now become a reality. We go to our presidential office correspondent Song Ji-sun at Cheong Wa Dae for the details. Ji-sun, could you give us a summary of the president’s remarks? Mark. President Park has vowed to put the revision into effect before her single five-year term ends, citing the outstanding…

  • Constitutional Court president’s term ends, leaving eight justices
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    Constitutional Court president’s term ends, leaving eight justices

    Park Han-chul…, the president of Korea’s Constitutional Court steps down after completing his six-year term. Kim Jung-soo explains what this could mean for the ongoing impeachment trial. On the last day of his six-year term on the Constitutional Court, outgoing court president Park Han-chul urged the remaining eight justices to concentrate their efforts and come up with a swift decision on the legality of the motion to impeach President Park Geun-hye, which was passed by the National Assembly on December 9th. “The world is changing rapidly, but the country’s president has had her duties suspended for more than two months. The remaining justices must resolve this situation as soon as…

  • Constitutional Amendment under tight schedule
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    Constitutional Amendment under tight schedule

    Our top story this morning… President Park Geun-hye has rolled out her plans… to begin the process of revising the Constitution to allow presidents to serve more than one term. Questions are now rising regarding the possible direction the revision could take. On top of that,… with a presidential election and parliamentary by-elections set for next year,… will there be enough time to make the historic changes? With some expert analysis,… Shin Se-min reports. Accepting the people’s and the parliament’s request, President Park Geun-hye vowed to revise the constitution within her term. If the revision goes as planned, it will be the first time since 1987 that a constitutional amendment…

  • ObamaCare: The Affordable Care Act Explained
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    ObamaCare: The Affordable Care Act Explained

    Hey guys welcome to hip hughes history I don’t know if you can tell [but] I’m johnny cash because I’m about to walk the line on the affordable care act better known as obamacare We’re gonna do kind of a sketchy history of health care reform and then look at kind of the eight critical aspects of Obamacare and then wherever you fall on the fence of Ideology you can leave it down in the comments below [so] middle school high school college cray-Cray on the [internet] [we’re] about to grow your brain so sit back and strap in [cuz] [giddyup] the learnings here I’m certainly healthcare reform you could…