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Convention of States Movement Gathers Steam, Despite RNC Setback

By Mike Kapic / July 20, 2016 /

Under Article V of the Constitution, a constitutional amendment may be proposed by a two-thirds vote in both chambers of Congress or by a special convention called by Congress on the application of two-thirds of the state legislatures. Thus, Congress controls one path for proposing amendments, while state legislatures […] Click here to view original…

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Louisiana Lawmakers Call for National Amendment Convention

By Mike Kapic / July 15, 2016 /

Louisiana lawmakers approved a resolution calling for a national convention to draft and enact a balanced budget amendment and other restraints on the federal government. Senate Concurrent Resolution 52, filed with the Louisiana secretary of state in June, calls on the U.S. Congress to convene a convention to draft […] Click here to view original…

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Environmentalism is the true enemy

By Mike Kapic / July 10, 2016 /

The Link between Extreme Environmentalism and Hard-Core Racism Jeffrey A. Tucker Wednesday, July 06, 2016 In my reading and writing on the history of eugenics (here, here, and here), I’ve begun to discern a common trait between the people called environmentalists and racists from a century ago. They share a common outlook that is illiberal…

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Feds are winners, citizens are losers

By Mike Kapic / July 10, 2016 /

The feds exempt themselves from yet another law Posted by Convention of States Project on July 06, 2016 Who says Hillary Clinton gets to have all the fun? The Federal Communications Commission just ruled that the federal government is exempt from a law that applies to businesses and individuals across the country. The Hill reports:…

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Where are conservative Kurds heading?

By Mike Kapic / July 7, 2016 /

Illustration by Necmettin Asma – twitter.com/necmettinasma Many Kurds in Turkey are conservative and religious, which is why they do not support the PKK and its political wing, the HDP Although feeble at the moment, there have been some ongoing debates on the possible split among Kurdish politicians between more […] Click here to view original…

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Convention of States Movement Gathers Steam, Despite RNC Setback

Under Article V of the Constitution, a constitutional amendment may be proposed by a two-thirds vote in both chambers of Congress or by a special convention called by Congress on the application of two-thirds of the state legislatures. Thus, Congress controls one path for proposing amendments, while state legislatures […]

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