Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) proposed a series of constitutional amendments that would so fundamentally alter our founding document that it would be akin to throwing out the system of government established by the Constitutional Convention of 1787 and replacing it with something entirely different.
Children are often forced deep into unstable pits because of their small stature, and made to to crush or transport heavy loads of gold ore. Among the most serious health risks posed by extracting gold, however, is that caused by exposure to mercury, which is used to melt away minerals to isolate bits of gold.
The court concluded that a cult member's religious interest in staying silent should trump the nation's interest in ensuring that we leave no stone unturned when investigating allegations of mass exploitation of children.