• Tinker v. Des Moines | Homework Help from the Bill of Rights Institute
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    Tinker v. Des Moines | Homework Help from the Bill of Rights Institute

    Speaker 1: In 1969 the supreme court ruled that a public school forbidding students from wearing black armbands to protest the Vietnam war was a violation of the first amendment rights. Speaker 2: How does a seemingly subtle act of protest result in such a momentous decision? On what basis was the case decided? This is the story of Tinker versus Des Moines. [music] Speaker 1: In 1965 Americans were divided in the support of the Vietnam war with protests grouting nationwide. Speaker 2: In Des Moines, Iowa, a group of students led by 15-year-old John Tinker, his sister Mary Beth and their friend Christopher Eckhardt, quietly carried out their…

  • Roe v. Wade | Homework Help from the Bill of Rights Institute
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    Roe v. Wade | Homework Help from the Bill of Rights Institute

    Speaker 1: In 1973, the Supreme Court made the monumental decision that a right to privacy extends to a woman’s decision to have an abortion. Speaker 2: Heated debates on this ruling rage on to this day. On what basis was this case decided? This is the story of Roe V. Wade. [music] [cheering] Speaker 1: It was 1969 and the women’s liberation movement was underway. Reproductive rights, namely birth control and abortion, were at the forefront of this battle. This was the situation in Dallas, Texas when a 21-year-old woman became pregnant. She sought an abortion but was unable to obtain one as abortion was illegal in the state…

  • Two minutes with a brilliant billionaire: politics, legislation and tax
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    Two minutes with a brilliant billionaire: politics, legislation and tax

    you made the rules in 1986… I didn’t try to sneak around the back door or sneak underneath this. These rules were made in 1986. I read the rules, said “what am I allowed to do?” and that’s exactly what we’ve done! Now why do you want to change the rules again? This is the first… What’s happened with this operation going on now is exactly what those rules were put in place for! It’s the first time it’s been used. It’s exactly what they were put in place for and we have obeyed them absolutely. Why do you want to change the rules again? I mean since I grew…

  • Pelosi says U.S. in ‘constitutional crisis’
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    Pelosi says U.S. in ‘constitutional crisis’

    -Can you update us on when you will schedule the contempt vote on AG Barr? And, also, do you agree with Chairman Nadler that the country is currently in a constitutional crisis? -Yes, I do agree with Chairman Nadler, because the Administration has decided that they are not going to honor their oath of office. Now he’s staked out — because he has seen so much in the committee, the committee work. I’m very proud of the Judiciary Committee and the work that they have done. In terms of timing, when we’re ready, we’ll come to the floor. And we’ll just see, because there might be some other contempt-of-Congress issues…

  • Happy Constitution Day
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    Happy Constitution Day

    Speaker 1: Did you have any idea that September 17th was Constitution Day? Speaker 2: That I did not know, no. Speaker 3: I had no idea that Constitution Day existed. Speaker 4: I could be funny and say Hallmark hasn’t discovered it yet. Speaker 1: Why do you think most people don’t know about Constitution Day? Speaker 3: Probably because most people don’t actually know the contents of the Constitution to know that there is actually a day celebrating. Speaker 5: Well I have a friend actually on July 4th that reads a Declaration of Independence to his family everyday … every July 4th. I think for Constitution Day,…

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    Courts Matters Bill and Tribunals Powers and Procedures Legislation Bill – Second Reading – Video 3

    [Applause] madam Speaker I call the Honourable Megan woods thank you madam Speaker and I’m very happy to take a short call on this fell into to follow the member who certainly did take the bait that was laid out for him but look I would like to congratulate my colleague and the Honorable our Peto William Co for bringing this bill back to the house in the state that we are seeing it today it is it a vastly improved bill then he took over is the incoming Minister because we’re in speaker what we have is an important piece of legislation of what we are doing is updating…

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    Education (Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand) Amendment Bill – Third Reading – Video 3

    parents and teachers deserve better madam Speaker I call the Honourable Gini say Lisa thank you so much madam Speaker I rise in strong support of the education teaching Council of our tarawa amendment bill madam Speaker I’d like to first of all acknowledge the Minister of Education the Honorable chris Hawkins for his leadership and the sector and the education sector I’d also like to thank the education and Workforce Select Committee and everyone who came to make a submission on this bill madam Speaker and I agree with the Honorable nikki kay our teachers in our tiro a New Zealand our parents and everyone our students as well…

  • Political Parties: Crash Course Government and Politics #40
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    Political Parties: Crash Course Government and Politics #40

    Hi, I’m Craig and this is Crash Course Government and Politics and today we’re gonna talk about parties. Woo! Yeah! No, not those kind of parties. We’re talking about political parties, which can be a lot less fun. Woo. [Theme Music] So, today we’re talking about why we have political parties and the role of parties in American politics. But before we dive into the pool – some would say a cesspool – that is political parties, let’s have a definition. Political party: a team of politicians, activists and voters whose goal is to win control of government. So kind of an important point: the goal of a party is…

  • Domestic Workers Rights Rally
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    Domestic Workers Rights Rally

    Speaker 1: [Spanish 00:00:15] Speaker 2: Good afternoon to everyone. Speaker 1: Today we are calling on the United States Government and the Organization of American States to end the exploitation and abuse of domestic workers employed by diplomats. Speaker 2: [Spanish 00:00:31] Speaker 1: Every year, approximately 3,000 migrant domestic workers come into the United States to work for diplomats. Speaker 2: [Spanish 00:00:50] Speaker 1: They come on special visas that the United States Government gives to the employees of diplomats. Speaker 2: [Spanish 00:01:04] Speaker 1: They come with the promise of good jobs. Speaker 2: [Spanish 00:01:13] Speaker 1: They come with the promise that U.S.…

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    2019-05-01 Question Period

    IT IS NOW TIME FOR ORAL QUESTIONS. I RECOGNIZE THE LEADER OF THE OFFICIAL OPPOSITION.>>Andrea Horwath: THANK YOU VERY MUCH, MR. SPEAKER. SPEAKER, BEFORE I BEGIN I THINK IT’S IMPORTANT JUST TO THANK THE ENVIRONMENTAL COMMISSIONER, DIANE SAKS, IRWIN AND FRENCH LANGUAGE COMMISSIONER FOR ALL OF THE WORK THEY’VE DONE OVER THE MANY YEARS — [ Applause ] [ unclear ]>>Andrea Horwath: SPEAKER, MY FIRST QUESTION IS TO THE PREMIER. YESTERDAY THE MAYORS OF 28 OF ONTARIO’S LARGEST CITIES ISSUED A STATEMENT DENOUNCING WHAT THEY CALL A STEALTH CAMPAIGN OF CUTS AFFECTING EVERYTHING FROM PUBLIC HEALTH TO POLICING TO FLOOD MANAGEMENT TO CHILD CARE. THE FORD GOVERNMENT HAS SPENT THE…