North Dakota becomes the tenth state to pass Convention of States resolution.

North Dakota becomes the tenth state to pass Convention of States resolution.

North Dakota becomes the tenth state to pass Convention of States resolution. North Dakota passed the Convention of States resolution with overwhelming support! This historic vote adds North Dakota to the growing list of states banding together to place much-needed limits on the power of the federal government. Acting State Director for COS Project ND, Jeremy Neuharth remarked, “Today I stand as a proud North Dakotan that we are part of the solution. Our legislature took the bold step, using the tools provided by the Founders in the Constitution, to restore the balance of power back … [Read more...]

Constitutional Convention: John Jay Letter Shows Its Power Came from State Legislatures, not Congress

Constitutional Convention: John Jay Letter Shows Its Power Came from State Legislatures, not Congress

By Rob Natelson - Via i2i.org-Independence Institute - A persistent constitutional myth has it that (1) Congress called the Constitutional Convention under the Articles of Confederation, (2) the convention drew its power from Congress, and (3) the convention exceeded its power when it recommended a new Constitution rather than merely propose amendments to the Articles. As readers of this website know, however, the Constitutional Convention was not called by the Confederation Congress. It was called by Virginia and the commissioners (delegates) drew their authority from their respective … [Read more...]

Conservatives and libertarians: Don’t be fooled by these two extra-Constitutional grassroots movements

Conservatives and libertarians: Don’t be fooled by these two extra-Constitutional grassroots movements

This is an important read. Jen is one of my favorite conservative writers. Conservatives and libertarians: Don’t be fooled by these two extra-Constitutional grassroots movements By Jen Kuznicki Via Conservative Review- The call for an Article V Convention of States has flushed out some strange bedfellows seeking a common goal. Some groups claiming to be conservative are showing themselves to be involved in using deceptive rhetoric and false history to break up the Constitution. These particular political activists lament the formation of the American government under the Constitution. … [Read more...]

Scott Walker said he supports an Article V Convention of States

Scott Walker said he supports an Article V Convention of States

Good news. Slowly but surely the Convention of States is gaining support and making progress. We might have hope in saving this republic. Click here for a huge selection of articles and videos about an Article V convention of the states. Learn all about it! … [Read more...]

Convention Of States – What should you remember when drafting a constitutional amendment

Convention Of States – What should you remember when drafting a constitutional amendment

Convention of States- What should you remember when drafting a constitutional amendment? Professor Natelson is a leading authority on a Convention of States. By Professor Rob Natelson Via i2i.org- Last month, Citizens for Self Governance sponsored a simulated convention for proposing amendments in Williamsburg, Virginia. I was an adviser for the project, and just before the initial meeting I spoke to the assembled commissioners. My purpose was to provide them with some last-minute tips on drafting proposed constitutional amendments. Several people have asked me to post my remarks on … [Read more...]

Mock Article V Convention of States To Be Held in Colonial Williamsburg

Mock Article V Convention of States To Be Held in Colonial Williamsburg

Mock Article V Convention of States To Be Held in Colonial Williamsburg By Barbara Hollingsworth via CNSNews.com – Legislators from 45 states will participate in a simulated Article V Convention of States in Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia on September 21-23 to learn how such a convention would work in real life. “We’ve never had an Article V convention in this country, and some people who are not familiar with the process have a lot of questions and concerns about it,” Michael Farris, co-founder of the Convention of States Project, told CNSNews.com. The mock convention “will … [Read more...]

Louisiana- State Number 8 Convention of States

Louisiana- State Number 8 Convention of States

By Taryn O'Neill Via Legal Insurrection- Last week, Louisiana passed a resolution calling for a Convention of States as described in Article V of the U.S. Constitution. The resolution passed on May 25 with a vote of 62-36, making Louisiana the eighth state to call for a meeting of the states for the purpose of proposing constitutional amendments addressing abuses by the U.S. Federal Government. Other states that have called a Convention of States for the same purposes are Florida, Georgia, Alaska, Alabama, Tennessee, Indiana, and Oklahoma. Increased national interest in a Convention of … [Read more...]

Indiana Becomes 6th State to Call for Article V Convention of States

Indiana Becomes 6th State to Call for Article V Convention of States

This is from 3 weeks ago. I've been too busy to post it but I wanted to add it to our collection of COS articles. Great news!- Alexis Indiana Becomes 6th State to Call for Article V Convention of States Indiana Becomes 6th State to Call for Article V Convention of States By Barbara Hollingsworth Via CNS News- Indiana became the sixth state to pass a resolution calling for an Article V Convention of States to propose amendments to the U.S. Constitution that rein-in federal power. Senate Joint Resolution 14 [1], which was passed by the Indiana Senate on February 26, easily cleared the … [Read more...]

Justice Scalia Supported An Article V Convention Of States

Justice Scalia Supported An Article V Convention Of States

My friend Char sent me this PDF file around the time of Justice Scalia's passing. He supported an Article V Convention of States and this is from a forum held by AEI back in 1979 in which Antonin Scalia participated. Pretty cool! :) Download here to Read Antonin Scalia 1979- Would a convention work? Click here for a huge selection of articles and videos about an Article V convention of the states. Learn all about it! *** Please like and comment. We would love to hear your thoughts on this matter. Then spread liberty, tweet this, facebook this and share it with your … [Read more...]

Nancy & Ronnie Reagan, together Again. Rest In Peace.

Nancy & Ronnie Reagan, together Again. Rest In Peace.

A great romance can change the course of human history. "The Reagan of 1980 is vastly different from The Reagan of 1964 in his speech for Barry Goldwater.... The Reagan of 64 isn't really optimistic. The Reagan that we saw in 1980 is a much sunnier figure. ...You see Reagan's evolution in thinking by the time he runs in 1980. He is still evolving. He adopts the tax cuts, he rejects detente and embraces a new approach towards the Soviets. Instead of being anti- abortion, he is pro-life. He's emphasizing the optimistic aspects of humanity and culture instead of just the anti-concentration of … [Read more...]