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...]

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...]

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...]

Ben Carson Wants Term Limits Via A Convention Of States or referendum

Ben Carson Wants Term Limits Via A Convention Of States or referendum

By Fred Lucas Via The Blaze COLUMBIA, S.C. — Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson wants to see term limits for both members of Congress and for federal judges — including Supreme Court justices. To achieve this, it would likely take a convention of the states, the retired neurosurgeon said. He told TheBlaze it is something he would continue to talk more about in his campaign. “I certainly would be very open to that and have agreed with people who want to do that and certainly would support that,” Carson told TheBlaze after a veterans town hall meeting Wednesday at the Ramada … [Read more...]

Florida Backs Article V Convention for Constitutional Amendment on Congressional Term Limits

Florida Backs Article V Convention for Constitutional Amendment on Congressional Term Limits

Florida Backs Article V Convention for Constitutional Amendment on Congressional Term Limits By Kevin Derby Via Sunshine State News- An effort to establish congressional term limits gained steam this week as Florida became the first state in more than two and a half decades to back a constitutional convention under Article V to solely tackle the subject of federal term limits. On Wednesday afternoon, the Senate backed a memorial from State Sen. Aaron Bean, R-Jacksonville, and Florida Rep. Larry Metz, R-Groveland, supporting an Article V convention on term limits. The memorial passed by … [Read more...]

We are Making history- Article V Convention of States

We are Making history- Article V Convention of States

Federalism is the solution. Bottom up. The people need to take the country back. Congrats Tennessee! -Alexis Scroll down for the video Via Tennessean- Tennessee on Thursday became the fifth state to adopt a resolution that would call for a convention of states in hopes of limiting the power and jurisdiction of the federal government. The move comes after the House of Representatives voted 59-31 in favor of a resolution that proponents say is limited in nature. The resolution, drafted by the Convention of the States Project, seeks to do three things: “impose fiscal restraints on the … [Read more...]

Why An Article V Convention Is Right For America

Why An Article V Convention Is Right For America

By David Dietrich Via Fairfax Free Citizen Judi Caler, Article V Issues Director for EAGLE FORUM of California, recently wrote an article opposing an Article V Convention, based on what she considers “myths” presented by Rita Dunaway, Staff Counsel for Convention of States (COS) Project. I found Ms. Caler’s writing typical of those who purport to be “Constitutionalists,” but then construct irrational arguments against the Constitution. I will, therefore, break down her fallacious arguments succinctly for all to understand. First, it is important to understand what EAGLE FORUM supports. See … [Read more...]

Proposed Rules For An Article V Convention Of States

Proposed Rules For An Article V Convention Of States

In July 2015, Professor Rob Natelson, one of the nation’s leading Article V experts, crafted an initial draft of rules for a Convention of the States along with Convention of States Project co-founder, Michael Farris. Since then, members of the Convention of States Caucus -- a group of 200+ state legislators from 40 states, all united in their support of an Article V Convention of States -- have been invited to review Natelson’s rules and provide input. The following is the latest iteration of those rules as of September 2015. When a Convention of States is called, these rules will be … [Read more...]

Article V expert, Natelson, Introduces a draft of Convention of States rules

Article V expert, Natelson, Introduces a draft of Convention of States rules

I've learned a great deal from reading Professor Rob Natelson's work and from listening to his videos. Earlier this August, leading Article V expert, Professor Rob Natelson, introduced a draft of "Convention of States rules" that will be further debated and discussed by members of the Convention of States Caucus. This video is from Citizens For Self Governance - aka Convention of States Project. Press the arrow to play **************************************************** Click here for a huge selection of articles and videos about an Article V convention of the states. … [Read more...]