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You won't believe what you can do with 2 minutes and a Facebook account

Well, OK, you might believe it. But sharing the Convention of States petition on Facebook is a fantastic way to spread the message -- and we've made it easier than ever!

Here's what you do:

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25 states have joined the fight to halt runaway government

Four more states have filed Article V resolutions since our last update, bringing the total to 25.

The four new states include:

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Tom Coburn joins Convention of States Project as Senior Advisor


Convention of States Action announces that former Senator Tom Coburn (R-OK) is joining the Convention of States Project as Senior Advisor. Since the 2015 legislative sessions began in January, 25 states have filed their Article V applications to call an amending convention of the states. Senator Coburn’s insight and legislative wisdom will be invaluable to the national effort.

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In the news: Hysteria over ‘Convention of States’ strikes in Virginia

Last week, Virginia legislative sponsors quietly withdrew their hotly-debated resolutions calling for a constitutional amendment-proposing convention. If passed, these resolutions would have made Virginia the fourth state to request a meeting under Article 5 to consider proposals for restraining federal power and restoring power to the states.

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North Dakota committee to vote TODAY on Convention of States application

North Dakotans, you have a chance to witness history in the making tomorrow.

The Convention of States application in North Dakota -- HCR 3014 -- is scheduled to go before the House Veterans Affairs Committee TODAY, February 5, 2015 at 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. (CT) at the Capitol Building, 600 East Boulevard Avenue, Brynhild Haugland Room.

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In the News: Utah reps now calling for a convention of the states!

The following was written by Rob Arquette of Utah Talk Radio 105.7FM.

Well good news for the convention of the states movement. Utah state representatives are now calling for us to join in to a convention to propose amendments to the constitution! Which is one state closer to the needed goal of 2/3 of the states to be able to send delegates to such a convention and use that as a means to circumvent congress in proposing amendments we all know they will never even propose, let alone allow to be put up for a vote to the country.

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In the News: Arizona legislative panel OKs call for Convention of States

The following is an excerpt from an article written by Christopher Conover of Arizona Public Media.

Article 5 of the U.S. Constitution allows states to call a convention to propose amendments to the Constitution.

Arizona House Concurrent Resolution 2003 would allow the state to participate in such a convention.

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WYOMING Call to Action

You're up, Wyoming! It's time to contact your committee members. Here's the situation:

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Update: 21 states file, more to come

In our last update, 13 states had filed the Convention of States application in their state legislatures.

Now that number is up to 21, and we expect two more states to file by the end of the day!

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Contact your Virginia House delegate immediately to help HJ 497 pass the House

It's coming down to the wire in Virginia.

Last week, the House Rules Committee voted in favor of our application; now it's on to the House floor, and you have an opportunity to help it pass.

Here's what you can do:

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