Sen. Ted Cruz Supports An Article V Convention of The States

Sen. Ted Cruz Supports An Article V Convention of The States

This is from a fairly older interview but I wanted to post it here along with our articles and videos about a Convention of States. Cruz teaches Katie Couric that an amendment can be proposed by the states. Cruz wants an amendment to the Constitution to subject Supreme Court Justices to periodic judicial-retention elections. "We are seeing a growing movement pushing for a Convention of States because people are so frustrated with what I call the Washington cartel" Ted Cruz Press the arrow to play the audio.   More:   Please comment, like & share … [Read more...]

Mike Huckabee Talks About An Article V Convention Of The States

Mike Huckabee Talks About An Article V Convention Of The States

Mike Huckabee, presidential candidate, talks About An Article V Convention Of The States on the Mark Levin Show earlier this month. The audio is from the Mark Levin Show. Press the arrow to play. Please comment, like & share Click here for a huge selection of articles and videos about an Article V convention of the states. Learn all about it! … [Read more...]

National debt jumps $339 billion in one night

National debt jumps $339 billion in one night

Via Convention Of States site & The Washington Examiner- Monday, in the wake of new legislation suspending the debt ceiling, the national debt jumped $339 billion. That means that in one day, the debt burden our children and grandchildren will carry rose from $18.1 trillion to $18.5 trillion. The Washington Examiner reports: The U.S. national debt jumped $339 billion on Monday, the same day President Obama signed into law legislation suspending the debt ceiling. That legislation allowed the government to borrow as much as it wants above the $18.1 trillion debt ceiling that had … [Read more...]

New Jersey Considering an Article V Convention to Halt Overreach of Federal Government

New Jersey Considering an Article V Convention to Halt Overreach of Federal Government

New Jersey Considering an Article V Convention to Halt Overreach of Federal Government New Jersey State Legislator Files Application to Call a Convention of States to Propose Constitutional Amendments to Rein in the Federal Government   Via Sacbee.com -COS PURCELLVILLE, Va., July 24, 2014 -- /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New Jersey Assemblyman Michael Carroll filed ACR 216, calling for an Article V Convention of States to restrain the power, scope, and jurisdiction of the federal government. Article V of the Constitution allows state legislatures to call a Convention of States to … [Read more...]

States Talk Rules for Amending the Constitution

States Talk Rules for Amending the Constitution

By Fred Lucas - Via The Blaze- State lawmakers from across the country are gathering in Indianapolis this week to plan rules for a potential convention to amend the U.S. Constitution. Legislatures in 22 states have passed resolutions calling for a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution, while Vermont became the first to call for an amendment to limit spending and contributions in political campaigns. No actual amendments will be discussed at the Assembly of State Legislatures meeting Thursday and Friday at the Indiana State House, Wisconsin state Rep. Chris Kapenga said, only … [Read more...]

Palin & Meckler: Arizona’s “King Biggs” is Blocking The Convention Of States Vote

Palin & Meckler: Arizona’s “King Biggs” is Blocking The Convention Of States Vote

By Sarah Palin - Via Facebook- There was good news this week for grassroots patriots working to bring about a Convention of the States for the reasons outlined in Mark Levin’s book “The Liberty Amendments” because this is the tool the Constitution gives us to rein in our out-of-control federal government via a process to amend the Constitution to include things like a federal balanced budget amendment, etc. This week the Alaska and Florida state legislatures passed bills in favor of the Convention of States. It’s already passed in Georgia and Alabama; and it’s in the process in Missouri, … [Read more...]

Rep. Manny Steele -Why the U.S. Constitution needs an amendment

Rep. Manny Steele -Why the U.S. Constitution needs an amendment

By Manny Steele - Via argusleader - Our Founding Fathers had the wisdom to know that democracies tend to centralize. This is why they gave us a Republic form of government. Our framers understood that Congress could not be relied on to check itself. They understood how previous governments had worked. Because of this, they gave us Article V in our Constitution and the 10th Amendment to insure the individual states could retain their equal power. We, as states, have grossly ignored our responsibility to contain the powers of the federal government. This has happened in many ways, … [Read more...]

Louisiana Gov. Jindal Ready To Use An Article V convention of States To Balance The Federal Budget

Louisiana Gov. Jindal Ready To Use An Article V convention of States To Balance The Federal Budget

Louisiana Gov. Jindal Ready To Use An Article V convention of States To Balance The Federal Budget By Lauren McGaughy- Via Nola.com- Jindal, state lawmakers tout need for federal balanced-budget amendment Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal has lent his voice to an ever-growing group of conservative policymakers who are calling for a national convention to add a balanced-budget amendment to the U.S. Constitution. During a speech Thursday to the Texas Public Policy Orientation in Austin, Jindal said he would urge the Louisiana Legislature to sign on to the national effort to force a … [Read more...]

Amending the Constitution- A Viable Solution

Amending the Constitution- A Viable Solution

Rob Natelson taught constitutional law and constitutional history, and currently serves as Senior Fellow in Constitutional Jurisprudence at the Independence Institute. He is a widely-published scholar on the Constitution and on the amendment procedure, and several Supreme Court opinions have relied on his work. He is one of the World's foremost authorities on the article V convention process. Tim Baldwin from Liberty Defense League interviews him in this video from Northwest Liberty News. This video gives a good explanation of why nullification won't work. Please like and comment For … [Read more...]

David Long Discusses The Mount Vernon Assembly

David Long Discusses The Mount Vernon Assembly

David C. Long is a Republican member of the Indiana State Senate. In this video he discusses Governor Mike Pence & The Mount Vernon Assembly Video from Comcast News Makers & FNN News For More Articles about Amending the Constitution Via A Convention of States, Click Here … [Read more...]