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Game Changer? The Convention of States Movement Is Building Momentum

When confronted with these arguments, the critics almost always retreat with the statement that, “At best, we’ll waste a lot of time and money to create an amendment that the government will ignore just like it does the rest of the constitution.”  When the critics say that, they are asserting that our constitution is already dead, and we are no long a republic. 

Article V And A Convention Of States: Is It Time?

Education is key to success. That involves educating the people about the goals and the state legislators, who will consider and vote on the initiative. From personal experience, I contacted each of my state representatives and heard back from a few. One, Lisa Bunker, responded but did not understand the process as she said she could not support the plan because it would open Pandora’s Box.

A Convention of States Can Save the Republic

In recognition of this abuse, conservative voices are attempting a solution to the problem by virtue of a Convention of States.  This is another example of the brilliance of the founders, in that they anticipated the need for such a course correction someday, and included it in Article V.