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 Repeal the nth amendment

  • March 24th, 2010
  • 8:42 pm

Inspired by this post over at Making Light, here, have a chart:

First, Second, …

1st, 2nd, …

And, because this chart is kinda tricky to read, here’s the log-scaled version of the same chart:

For the log-chart, I stopped stacking the numbers.

ETA: Changed the log-chart from a line-chart to a bar-chart after feedback from the readership of bOINGbOING. Hello and welcome!

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  • Yadontsayso
  • March 29th, 2010
  • 16:34

Looking at the second most common hit, I can only wonder why haven’t I heard of this great movement to end direct elections to the Senate?

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  • Michi
  • March 29th, 2010
  • 16:43

@Yadontsayso This blog post was inspired by a post over at Making Light that observed on a growing movement to attack the 17th amendment as a way of attacking federalism and defending state’s rights.

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It’s funny, but I really thought that there’d be much more buzz about the 22nd. It was all the talk in 1988, but I guess not so much during the Information Age.

Perhaps it ought to be noted that repealing the 18th amendment is not activism-based but historical.

[...] the __ amendment” for each and every amendment in the US Constitution. This chart only measures the prevalence of such statements on the internet, and may not represent the sentiment you might [...]

[...] It would seem that someone is doing a lot of chattering about repealing the Second Amendment. Whether it comes from folks on our side talking about those who want to do it or from folks on the other side who want to do it, it sure tops out all of the other amendments. [...]

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[...] It would seem that someone is doing a lot of chattering about repealing the Second Amendment. Whether it comes from folks on our side talking about those who want to do it or from folks on the other side who want to do it, it sure tops out all of the other amendments. [...]
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