S.D. lawmakers push for U.S. constitutional amendment

S.D. lawmakers push for U.S. constitutional amendment

By David Montgomery - Via Argusleader - South Dakota lawmakers this year are expected to battle over the state’s policies on crime, health care and taxes. But one of the fiercest fights could reach well beyond the state’s borders: the U.S. Constitution. A growing number of lawmakers are signing on to a movement to call a new federal constitutional convention, for the goal of bypassing Congress to pass a balanced budget amendment and perhaps other reforms. Although the energy for the convention comes mostly from conservatives, some Democratic leaders have voted for it, and some of the … [Read more...]

Reagan was in favor of having a convention of states using Article V of the Constitution

Reagan was in favor of having a convention of states using Article V of the Constitution

President Ronald Reagan was in favor of having a convention of states and using Article V of the Constitution to bypass congress and amend the Constitution. He felt this process was the best way to limit federal spending and balance our budget. Feel free to download the Reagan quote below and share it on facebook, twitter and other social media. Spread the word! The full letter by Reagan where he speaks about this is below: Reagan Letter For More Articles about Amending the Constitution Via A Convention of States, Click Here Click Here for More Articles on Reagan … [Read more...]