Georgia Leads the Way on States’ Rights: 1st to Pass Article V Resolution

Georgia Leads the Way on States’ Rights: 1st to Pass Article V Resolution

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Somebody tell the good folks in Philadelphia to ring the Liberty Bell because Georgia is the first state in history to pass a resolution that calls for a Convention of States which proposes Constitutional amendments. A Convention of States, called a constitutional convention by many,  can be convened when requested by two-thirds of the states.

The Georgia Resolution states:

 NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF
 GEORGIA that the General Assembly of the State of Georgia hereby applies to Congress,
 under the provisions of Article V of the Constitution of the United States, for the calling of
 a convention of the states limited to proposing amendments to the United States Constitution
 that impose fiscal restraints on the federal government, limit the power and jurisdiction of
 the federal government, and limit the terms of office for its officials and for members of
 Congress.

Citing that “the founders of the…

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Comments

  1. davidfarrar says:

    As a Georgian, I have read the language of Georgia’s Article V resolution and believe the predicate —

    WHEREAS, the federal government has ceased to live under a proper interpretation of the Constitution of the United States;

    ex animo
    davidfarrar

  2. davidfarrar says:

    Sorry,

    My post below was cut in half:

    …would allow the convention to address the meaning of an Art. II, §I, cl. 4 natural born Citizen

    ex animo
    davidfarrar

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