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

By Mike Kapic / March 4, 2017 /

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…

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Research & Commentary: Resolution in Utah Advances Constitutional Reform Efforts

By Mike Kapic / February 20, 2017 /

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…

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The 1889 St. Louis Convention of States

By Mike Kapic / February 13, 2017 /

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…

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Return Power to the People

By Mike Kapic / February 9, 2017 /

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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Why conservatives must engage in the Article V Convention of States debate

By Mike Kapic / February 5, 2017 /

Don’t Miss A Tweet Follow For the past few years, a growing number of conservatives have been calling for an Article V Convention of the States be convened as a way to check the incredible power of the federal government. Many conservatives may be unaware, however, that a number […] Click here to view original…

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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 […]

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