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Is there another way to put an age limit to Congress members without making a constitutional amendment in the U.S.?

Forbes' political staffer Sara Dorn writes, "Instilling age- and term-limits is also a logistically complicated process that would likely require a constitutional amendment, which would need ...
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Why is eighteen the age at which you can consume pornography?

It occurred to me, after these headlines in the last year about verification systems, that it seems like the norm to make the age at which you can consume or purchase pornography is eighteen. Why does ...
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Would it be constitutional in the US to have age limits for SCOTUS justices?

As DeSantis said, in Florida “We have age limits for justices,” DeSantis said. “The minute I got elected to office, three of the four liberal justices were off the court, because of age. So, I was ...
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Why aren't there upper-age limits for government officials in the US?

Why aren't there upper-age limits for serving on the Supreme Court or as the President of the United States? What if while in office one of these officials starts to develop dementia or some other ...
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