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Taking the Bull by the Horns

By Mike Kapic / March 18, 2017 /

Opponents of Article V come from both political extremes, left and right. There’s little we can do to dissuade the leftists. They’re just don’t want a Balanced Budget Amendment . But for the conservative opposition, there’s at least the possibility of persuasion. That’s really what September’s Convention of States, […] Click here to view original…

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Limit Federal Power

By Mike Kapic / February 24, 2017 /

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…

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COS For Gay’s Not Policiaclly Popular

By Mike Kapic / February 22, 2017 /

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…

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

By Mike Kapic / February 20, 2017 /

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…

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Supporters tout resolution calling for constitutional convention of states

By Mike Kapic / February 13, 2017 /

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…

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Taking the Bull by the Horns

Opponents of Article V come from both political extremes, left and right. There’s little we can do to dissuade the leftists. They’re just don’t want a Balanced Budget Amendment . But for the conservative opposition, there’s at least the possibility of persuasion. That’s really what September’s Convention of States, […]

Mike Kapic