Your Congressman Reports: U.S. Senate Annuls the Constitution

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A report from John Dowdy on foreign aid, the Voting Rights Bill, and the state of the U.S. Constitution; In the first section, Dowdy reports on an increase in authorized foreign aid and his opposition to this increase. The second section discusses a proposed amendment to foreign aid to Latin America that was defeated. In the third section Dowdy expresses his disappointment in the passing of the Voting Rights Bill and warns of destructive demonstrations and mobs. Dowdy reports that the passing of this bill has annulled the Constitution. The fourth and final section calls for the restoration of the U.S. Constitution.

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Dowdy, John. "Your Congressman Reports: U.S. Senate Annuls the Constitution." John V. Dowdy, Sr. Papers, Box 491, File 67, "Your Congressman Reports: U.S. Senate Annuls the Constitution," May 28, 1965, W. R. Poage Legislative Library, Baylor University, Waco, Texas.. Accessed 25 July 2021. https://acsc.lib.udel.edu/items/show/244.

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Your Congressman Reports: U.S. Senate Annuls the Constitution

Subject

United States. Voting Rights Act of 1965--Legislative history.

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A report from John Dowdy on foreign aid, the Voting Rights Bill, and the state of the U.S. Constitution; In the first section, Dowdy reports on an increase in authorized foreign aid and his opposition to this increase. The second section discusses a proposed amendment to foreign aid to Latin America that was defeated. In the third section Dowdy expresses his disappointment in the passing of the Voting Rights Bill and warns of destructive demonstrations and mobs. Dowdy reports that the passing of this bill has annulled the Constitution. The fourth and final section calls for the restoration of the U.S. Constitution.

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Dowdy, John

Source

John V. Dowdy, Sr. Papers, Box 491, File 67, "Your Congressman Reports: U.S. Senate Annuls the Constitution," May 28, 1965, W. R. Poage Legislative Library, Baylor University, Waco, Texas.

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Association of Centers for the Study of Congress

Date

1965-05-28

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W.R. Poage Legislative Library

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Washington, DC