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  • Reading of the Constitution

    by Representative Stevan Pearce

    Posted on 2013-01-15

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    PEARCE. Amendment VIII: ``Excessive bail shall not be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel and unusual punishments inflicted.'' Amendment IX: ``The enumeration in the Constitution, of certain rights, shall not be construed to deny or disparage others retained by the people.'' Amendment X: ``The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people.'' Mr. GOODLATTE. I yield to the gentleman from Virginia (Mr. Hurt).



    Mr. HURT. Amendment XI: ``The judicial power of the United States shall not be construed to extend to any suit in law or equity, commenced or prosecuted against one of the United States by citizens of another State, or by citizens or subjects of any foreign state.'' Amendment XII: ``The electors shall meet in their respective States, and vote by ballot for President and Vice President, one of whom, at least, shall not be an inhabitant of the same State with themselves; they shall name in their ballots the person voted for as President, and [[Page H94]] in distinct ballots the person voted for as Vice President, and they shall make distinct lists of all persons voted for as President, and of all persons voted for as Vice President, and of the number of votes for each, which lists they shall sign and certify, and transmit sealed to the seat of the government of the United States, directed to the President of the Senate.'' {time} 1050 Mr. GOODLATTE. I yield to the gentleman from Pennsylvania (Mr. Perry).

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