Repeal the Two-Term-Limit for Presidents
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The American People should be able to again elect a previous President, who now is restricted to run for a third term.
This petition calls on the Congress to put forward to the States the REPEAL OF THE 22nd AMENDMENT, adopted 70 years ago, after The People kept re-electing Franklin Delano Roosevelt. FDR saved our nation from the economic collapse of the Great Depression, and led us to victory in the Second World War.
FDR saved this nation. We should honor the greatest President of the last century by striking away the anti-FDR Amendment.
In 60 elections, every President loved The People of this beautiful nation, and not one would sell this country short just to get rich. Let's give our former Presidents the chance to run again.
Proposed Text for the United States Constitution
(A Citizen Petition proposing an Amendment to REPEAL the 22nd Amendment, by action of the Congress to pass and send to States.)
Section 1. (Striking down the “FDR Amendment,” of 1947)
- The Twenty-Second article of Amendment to the Constitution of the United States is hereby repealed.
Section 2. (Lifting restrictions of current or former Presidents to run beyond a second term)
- No person shall be restricted to seek the office of the President, based upon previous election or appointment to the office of President. This Article shall not preclude a prior President, nor prevent any person who may be holding the office of President, or acting as President, during the term within which this Article becomes operative from holding the office of President or acting as President during the remainder of such term.
Section 3. (When does it kick in?)
- This article shall be inoperative unless it shall have been ratified as an amendment to the Constitution by the legislatures of three-fourths of the several States within seven years from the date of its submission to the States by the Congress.
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