With the Eighteenth Amendment
, Parliament established that it was prepared to go further by rolling back much of the legal edifice arising from Musharraf's 1999 coup and presenting a strong first step in challenging entrenched military and deep state interests.
We all know the history of the adoption of the fourteenth, fifteenth, sixteenth, seventeenth, and eighteenth amendments
Despite such reservations among social work supporters of prohibition and documented evidence that in many areas it had been successful in reducing alcoholism, poverty, crime, and unemployment, the Eighteenth Amendment
was repealed by Congress in 1933, an event that sparked widespread popular acclaim for the new Roosevelt administration.
Here is how The New York Times summarized the Anti-Saloon League's response to the wiretap decision: "It is feared by the dry forces that Prohibition will fall into 'disrepute' and suffer 'irreparable harm' if the American public concludes that 'universal snooping' is favored for enforcing the Eighteenth Amendment
These congressional efforts culminated in the ratification of the Eighteenth Amendment
, which inaugurated a fourteen year experiment with national prohibition.
In the not too distant future, one can imagine a resurgent praetorian government passing the umpteenth amendment to undo the eighteenth amendment
and reintroducing the substance of the seventeenth amendment.
Nonetheless, as Foster documents, white southern members of Congress felt sufficiently secure in their racial hegemony to vote in ever increasing numbers for such measures as the Mann Act and the Eighteenth Amendment
In 1933, after a decade of gang warfare and growing disrespect for taw, Americans abandoned the "great experiment" and repealed the Eighteenth Amendment
Harding helped add a time limit to the Eighteenth Amendment
thinking such a time limit would defeat it; and Senator Howard Smith's seeming guile in adding sex to the list of characteristics that would be federally protected ultimately provided a legal basis for women's rights(48) and may have indirectly helped stimulate concern for the Equal Rights Amendment.
He reminded that after the clause 173 of the eighteenth amendment
it was now the provinces which own 50 percent shares of the Oil and Gas whereas the remaining are owned by federation.
Public Accounts Committee has asked the 14 defying departments to allow audit by AGPR as eighteenth amendment
has empowered the AGPR to conduct audit of all departments running under Government or drawing funds from it.
SOME political observers have taken exception to the role played by Nawaz Sharif in pushing the Eighteenth Amendment
through in the National Assembly.