Jim DeMint Joins The Convention of States Project

Jim DeMint Joins The Convention of States Project

By Fredreka Schouten Via USA Today - WASHINGTON – Former South Carolina senator Jim DeMint, ousted last month as head of the Heritage Foundation think tank, is joining a fast-growing, conservative movement that is pushing states to seek a constitutional convention to rein in federal spending and power. DeMint, a prominent figure among the Tea Party activists who helped Republicans seize control of the U.S. House of Representatives in 2010, will serve as a senior adviser to the Convention of the States Project, providing a jolt to its efforts to marshal grassroots support for a state-led … [Read more...]

Missouri, the Show Me State passed an Article V Convention of States resolution!

Missouri, the Show Me State passed an Article V Convention of States resolution!

"On May 12, 2017, the Show Me State became the 12th to successfully adopt the Convention of States Article V application to impose fiscal restraints, term limits, and other limits on federal overreach. Thank you to the thousands of COS Missouri warriors!" The follow video was done by the 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. Learn all about it! *** Please like and … [Read more...]

Convention of States – Texas

Convention of States – Texas

Texas House approves Abbott-backed call for convention of states By Cassandra Pollock Via Texas Tribune- The Texas House Thursday adopted a resolution calling for a convention of states to amend the U.S. Constitution — one of Gov. Greg Abbott’s emergency items this legislative session.   The Texas House on Thursday adopted a resolution calling for a convention of states to amend the U.S. Constitution — one of Gov. Greg Abbott’s four emergency items this legislative session. Senate Joint Resolution 2, one of three pieces of legislation relating to the topic approved by the Senate in … [Read more...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

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...]