State Legislators discuss Convention of States at Mount Vernon Assembly

State Legislators discuss Convention of States at Mount Vernon Assembly

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Red Millennial

Approval ratings for Congress, the President, and the Supreme Court are all at record lows, reflecting the public’s dissatisfaction with a runaway federal government. Many are concerned about Washington D.C.’s culture of corruption, entitlement programs on the path to bankruptcy, and a complicated tax code and bureaucracy which stifle both economic growth and liberty.

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With this in mind, nearly one hundred state legislators from 32 different states gathered at George Washington’s home in Mount Vernon, Virginia, on Saturday. They met to discuss the possibility of a Convention of the States for the purpose of proposing amendments to the Constitution, as described in Article V of the United States Constitution.

Fed up with the federal government’s overreach, state legislators says that such a convention would meet for the purpose of crafting constitutional amendments to curb the federal government’s abuses. Amendments that are being mentioned include Congressional term limits as well as…

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  1. Char in ND says:

    I love this. I don’t think any representatives were there from my state, but maybe with some prodding and suggestions they will join this movement. I am not opposed to prodding 🙂

    This gathering gives me hope. A giant leap for restoring liberty can start with small steps!

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