A federal constitutional amendment designed to ensure rights in criminal proceedings for victims of violent crime is a "bad idea whose time, unfortunately, may have come," editorializes the Washington Post. Earlier versions had stalled, but a the measure may now pass with both houses of Congress controlled by Republicans. "Unless senators are willing to stand on principle, this could be the year a dangerous amendment gets sent to the states for ratification," the Post says. The amendment would guarantee . . .
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