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1st Amendment Victory


Conservatives Score Victory for Free Speech at California University Posted Thursday, March 2, 2017   |   By The Association of Mature American Citizens from – The Daily Signal – by Caleb Ecarma A California university has changed its policies regarding free speech after being sued by Young America’s Foundation and conservative speaker Ben Shapiro. The lawsuit, which was filed by attorneys from…


Rep. Ivory taking political fire for working for group pushing for a Constitutional Convention


State Rep. Ken Ivory has been hired as a paid staffer for a group that supports the call for a convention of the states – an attempt to amend the U.S. Constitution via the founding document’s Article V. For an undisclosed salary he is to educate folks about the […] Click here to view original…


Article V Convention Resolution Advances in Iowa House and Senate


Iowa has come one step closer to joining eight states who have passed a resolution calling for an Article V Convention. Iowa’s resolution survived the Legislature’s first funnel week which requires non-appropriations bills to pass through committee to remain under consideration. SSB 1110 passed in the Iowa Senate State […] Click here to view original…


Senate panel votes 5-4 in favor of Art. V constitutional convention, after listening to 25 people testify against it


After a two and a half hour hearing in which 25 people testified, all of them against SCR 108, the Senate State Affairs Committee has voted 5-4 in favor of it. Here’s how the vote broke down: Voting in favor : Sens. Hagedorn, Hill, Lodge, Lakey and Siddoway. Voting […] Click here to view original…


Call For A Convention Of States


North Carolina could be part of a historic effort to reestablish constitutional checks and balances on runaway federal power — or we can sit on the sidelines as other states carry the torch. Resolutions filed in the N.C. House and Senate call for the General Assembly to apply to […] Click here to view original…


Limit Federal Power


A proposal to set the rules for why Idaho would participate in a convention of states to amend the U.S. Constitution was introduced into the House State Affairs Committee Thursday. “It’s time for the states to stand up and lead on this issue,” said sponsor and committee Chairman Rep. […] Click here to view original…


Farris Continues to Serve America


Meet the New Leader of One of the Biggest Religious Liberty Organizations Rachel del Guidice / @LRacheldG / February 16, 2017 Michael Farris, a veteran of the conservative movement, is the new president of Alliance Defending Freedom. (Photo: Alliance Defending Freedom) “I am the guy that runs to the fight.” For Michael Farris, the decision to lead one…


COS For Gay’s Not Policiaclly Popular


Arkansas Senate rejects gay marriage, abortion amendment proposals By John LyonArkansas News Bureaujlyon@arkansasnews.com LITTLE ROCK — The Senate on Monday rejected two measures calling for a convention of states to amend the U.S. Constitution to ban gay marriage and abortion. Senate Joint Resolution 7 and SJR 9, both by Sen. Jason Rapert, R-Bigelow, both fell one…


Kerry T. Winterer: Rethink the convention of states


In its editorial of Feb. 5, The World-Herald took issue with the idea of the convention of states and urged that the Legislature not pass Legislative Resolution 6, which would be Nebraska’s application to call an Article V convention. I would have agreed with the point of the editorial […] Click here to view original…


Research & Commentary: Resolution in Utah Advances Constitutional Reform Efforts


Article Tags The United States currently holds over $19 trillion in total public debt, and the figure is expected to rise for the foreseeable future. As the government has failed to address the mounting debt crisis, groups have been encouraging state legislators to use Article V of the U.S. […] Click here to view original…


Abbott’s call for Convention of States clears first hurdle in the TX Senate


Gov. Greg Abbott’s emergency item, calling for a national Convention of States to amend the U.S. Constitution, cleared its first hurdle Thursday, with the Senate State Affairs Committee sending the resolution to the floor on a 6-2 party-line vote. “We are on the precipice of history we have not […] Click here to view original…


Rioting and Education


Today’s Riot-Prone Mobs Are A Product Of America’s Cult-Like Education System It’s past time to ponder the quote from Thomas Jefferson: ‘If a nation expects to be ignorant and free in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.’ By Stella Morabito February 13, 2017 There will be more street theater in…


Supporters tout resolution calling for constitutional convention of states


Former U.S. Sen. Tom Coburn, who is now senior adviser for the Convention of States Project, speaks at a rally at the Capitol in Salt Lake City on Friday, Feb. 10, 2017. Former U.S. Sen. Tom Coburn, who is now senior adviser for the Convention of States Project, speaks […] Click here to view original…


The 1889 St. Louis Convention of States


A frequent argument against a convention for proposing constitutional amendments is that there are “no precedents” for determining the rules and procedures for such a gathering, other than the Constitutional Convention of 1787. Although opponents persist in this claim, it has long been debunked: The Constitutional Convention was far […] Click here to view original…


Time For an Amending Convention


Just about every American would agree, regardless of their political beliefs that the federal government is completely out of control financially and authoritatively. Thankfully, the framers of the Constitution, particularly George Mason, gave the states the Constitutional power through Article V to call for a Convention of States and […] Click here to view original…


Return Power to the People


If pro is the opposite of con, so goes a popular political jab, then Congress is the opposite of progress. Just 19 percent of Americans approve of the job our federal legislative branch is doing, according to a Gallup poll taken last month. Though the figure has crept up […] Click here to view original…

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