Aiken County legislators have voiced their approval of filing for an Article V Convention of States, and on Wednesday the Aiken Republican Club received a briefing on progress from Bob Menges, the state director of the effort.Read more
I have no doubt you are already aware the Republicans gained control of the U.S. Senate on November 4, securing at least 52 of 100 Senate seats. I wanted to give you a full rundown of the election results (as of this writing) and their impact on us.Read more
Great news from the Hawkeye State!
The Iowa Republican Party has officially included a call for a Convention of States in their party's platform.Read more
The Convention of States team in Iowa has made some huge strides in recent months, and they’re excited about this year’s legislative season. In addition to meeting with organizations and legislators from across the state, they’ve organized two events this week to spread the word about the last, best chance to preserve liberty in America.Read more
It’s no secret–Washington, D.C., is out of control. To make matters worse, our elected leaders in the capital refuse to limit their own power.
Fortunately, the Founders knew this might, so they included in the Constitution a means by which the people–acting through their state legislatures–can limit the federal government’s power without the federal government’s approval.Read more
Thanks to all our amazing volunteers in Nevada who shot down an attempt to ground the COS movement. Last Friday, the Nevada Republican Central Committee considered a proposal to officially oppose the Convention of States Project and all other Article V efforts. We issued a last-minute call to action, and our volunteers made their voices heard.Read more
ATTENTION NEVADA SUPPORTERS: We have just learned that the Republican Party of Nevada is voting today on a proposal to officially oppose the Convention of States Project and all other efforts to use Article V of the Constitution to let states propose needed amendments. Obviously, the passage of this measure would undermine our efforts to make Nevada one of the 34 necessary states to call for an Article V Convention to rein in the federal government.Read more
New Jersey Assemblyman Michael Carroll filed ACR 171 earlier this month, calling for an Article V Convention of States to restrain the power, scope, and jurisdiction of the federal government.
Article V of the Constitution allows state legislatures to call a Convention of States to propose constitutional amendments that would reign in Washington, D.C. These amendments could include a balanced budget amendment, a term limits amendment, amongst several others.Read more
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N.C. House Rep. Chris Millis says now is the time to craft the rules regarding the selection and purview of state delegates so that North Carolina stands ready to respond if a Convention of States is called for the purpose of amending the U.S. Constitution.
North Carolina State Rep. Chris Millis, center, talks with North Carolina State Rep. Carl Ford during the first day of the legislative session at the N.C. State Legislative Building in Raleigh, North Carolina Wednesday, May 14, 2014.Read more