More Evidence An Article V Convention is a “Convention of the States”

More Evidence An Article V Convention is a “Convention of the States”

By Rob Natelson Via Independence Institute- Earlier this year, I documented one of the reasons we know an Article V convention is a “convention of the states” rather than a mass popular gathering: Founding Era documents tell us so. I listed several such documents. (Subsequent to the Founding, in the case of Smith v. Union Bank, the Supreme Court also referred to an Article V convention as a “convention of the states.”) Here is another piece of evidence: In 1788, New York ratified the Constitution, but the state ratifying convention called for extensive amendment. In a circular letter to … [Read more...]

An Arizona Tea Party held a discussion on an Article V Convention of States

An Arizona Tea Party held a discussion on an Article V Convention of States

An Arizona Tea Party held a discussion on an Article V Convention of States a few days ago. Nick Dranias was one of the speakers. He was one of the first people in the country promoting the idea of an Article V Convention. He is involved with both Compact For America and the Goldwater Institute. Dustin Romney who is with the Arizona branch of the Convention Of States (COS) was also a speaker. The President of the Arizona State Senate, Andy Biggs is still opposed to a Convention of States. We've talked about "King Biggs" before. The following videos are from Western Free Press. Press the … [Read more...]