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How might the United Kingdom become a republic?

If prospective United Kingdom MPs must swear allegiance to the monarch, and if MPs are needed to change laws, how might the UK become a republic, assuming sufficient public support?
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What happens if the Chief Justice refuses to give the oath of office to the President of the US?

I was thinking about this idea in relation to Trump and wondering what would happen in January if Chief Justice Roberts actively refused to render the Oath to Trump? Apparently Wikipedia says "While ...
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What recourse is available in case of a violation of US Senatorial oath of office?

This oath is taken by newly-elected United States Senators: I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and ...