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...]

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...]

Thomas Sowell endorses Article V, Convention of States

Thomas Sowell endorses Article V, Convention of States

Thomas Sowell endorses Article V, Convention of States By Thomas Sowell Via Creators - In recent years, a small but growing number of people have advocated a convention of states to propose amendments to the Constitution of the United States. The reaction to the proposal has been hostile, out of all proportion to either the originality or the danger of such a convention. The political left has been especially vehement in its denunciations of what they call "messing with the Constitution." A recent proposal by Governor Greg Abbott of Texas to hold a Constitutional convention of states … [Read more...]

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott calls for Convention of States to take back states’ rights

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott calls for Convention of States to take back states’ rights

Press the arrow to play the video. It may take a few more minutes to finish processing. By Brandi Grissom-Via Dallas News - Gov. Greg Abbott, aiming to spark a national conversation about states’ rights, said Friday that he wants Texas to lead the call for a convention to amend the U.S. Constitution and wrest power from a federal government “run amok.” “If we are going to fight for, protect and hand on to the next generation, the freedom that [President] Reagan spoke of … then we have to take the lead to restore the rule of law in America,” Abbott said during a … [Read more...]