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Old 06-02-2019, 01:47 AM
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Originally Posted by Little Nemo View Post
Of course, there's nothing that prohibits abolishing the Senate. If that was done, each state would still have equal representation ie zero.
I think that is a bit too creative for its own good. Equal "representation" requires a form of representation does it not? And the mention of a body named the "Senate" requires there be a Senate, no? That seems a mathematical, overly linguistic and artificial construction of the Constitution.

We might as well say that "equal protection of the law" is satisfied by providing all persons no protection of any law.