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Q: Originalists often hold that it is incorrect to use the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment to strike down laws that discriminate because (Points : 1) a) it runs contrary to
the 10th Amendment. b) laws that discriminate must be said to reflect the will of the majority. c) it was not intended to protect people against discrimination. d) it was only intended to protect the rights of newly freed slaves and no others.
A: Please clarify your question Sir/Madam. Thank you very much!:)
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User: Originalists often hold that it is incorrect to use the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment to strike down laws that discriminate because (Points : 1) a) it runs contrary to the 10th Amendment. b) laws that discriminate must be said to reflect the will of the majority. c) it was not intended to protect people against discrimination. d) it was only intended to protect the rights of newly freed slaves and no others.

Weegy: Please clarify your question Sir/Madam. Thank you very much!:)
czarxtian|Points 2067|

User: In Gibbons v. Ogden, the Supreme Court held that (Points : 1) a) states’ rights to regulate may not trample on powers specifically reserved for Congress. b) states’ rights supersede national authority. c) the national government does not have interstate commerce authority. d) the 10th Amendment trumps the Interstate Commerce Clause

Weegy: D. the 10th Amendment trumps the Interstate Commerce Clause. The landmark ruling was the first to interpret federal powers under the Constitution's Commerce Clause. [ It provided a broad interpretation of what is commerce under the clause, holding that commerce was more than simply the buying and selling of goods and forming the basis for numerous rulings involving the Commerce Clause throughout the history of the United States. ]
rsmiley|Points 60|

User: The reason why the Supreme Court came around to upholding that states had an obligation to provide attorneys to those who could not afford them was (Points : 1) a) attorneys were charging additional costs to poor defendants. b) to provide a fair advantage to defendants. c) it was something that other countries did. d) to encourage defendants to plea bargain.

Weegy: The reason why the Supreme Court came around to upholding that states had an obligation to provide attorneys to those who could not afford them was: B.) to provide a fair advantage to defendants.
paral|Points 3670|

User: A suspect in a crime (Points : 1) a) must be informed of his Miranda rights upon arrest. b) does not have to be informed of his Miranda rights until arraigned. c) may confess and then be informed of his Miranda rights. d) can be forcibly coerced to confess after being informed of his Miranda rights.

Weegy: A suspect in a crime must be informed of his Miranda rights upon arrest.
OxTornado007|Points 6749|

User: The trajectory of cases from Roe v. Wade to Parenthood v. Casey appear to suggest that a woman’s right to choose (Points : 1) a) cannot be hindered in any way by states. b) is completely subject to a state’s legislation. c) can be restricted so long as those restrictions do not create an undue burden. d) may be imposed upon by undue burdens from the state.

Weegy: The answer is " cannot be hindered in any way by states."
jessMhak|Points 30|

User: Overall, we learn that civil liberties in the United States mean that (Points : 1) a) there is to be a presumption in favor of individual rights, but they can be restricted for a compelling public interest. b) individual rights are dependent on the will of the majority and can be changed at any time. c) states and legislators are free to create barriers to education, social and financial equality. d) civil liberties are absolute and unlimited.

Weegy: individual rights are dependent on the will of the majority and can be changed at any time.
ephraimzRN|Points 2278|

User: The American Civil Rights Movement was about (Points : 1) a) ending racial discrimination and achieving equal voting rights. b) achieving free speech. c) ending affirmative action. d) creating “separate but equal” public facilities

Weegy: it is about ending racial discrimination
NikMik|Points 590|

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