Article V – List Of Reps Who Killed The Convention Of States Bills In South Dakota

Article V – List Of Reps Who Killed The Convention Of States Bills In South Dakota

Article V - List Of Reps Who Killed The Convention Of States Bills In South Dakota If you are resident of South Dakota, you should phone and email these people and tell them you are in favor of an Article V Convention!!! Article V Constitutional Convention Bills Killed in SD Legislature By Bob Ellis Via American Clarion Three bills dealing with an Article V Constitutional Convention that were making their way through the South Dakota legislature were killed on Monday and Tuesday this week. On Monday Feb. 10, HJR 1005 “to apply for a Convention of the States under Article V of the … [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...]

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...]