Proposed Changes

Here is a list of popular or recent proposals or ideas to amend the constitution.

  • Balanced Budget Amendment – in which Congress and the president are required to have a balanced budget every year.
  • Federal Marriage Amendment – introduced four times to define marriage and prohibit same-sex marriage, even at the state level.
  • Several amendments to alter or abolish the electoral college system
  • Twenty Second Amendment repeal – to allow more than two elected terms in office
  • Repeal Amendment – to allow 2/3 of state legislatures to repeal federal laws

For more information about proposed amendments see

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