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Convention of States Update: Virginia Latest State to Consider Article V Application

ConventionOfStates.com recently reported that Virginia is the latest State (of twenty) that is shortly considering an application for Article V application. A number of high-profile individuals are pushing hard for passage, including talk radio host Mark Levin, former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin, and former Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli. This collective movement appears to be […]

New Jersey Assemblyman Files Convention of States Application

Assemblyman Michael Carroll filed ACR171 earlier this month: “Freedom is a bi-partisan matter,” said Victoria Jakelsky, the legislative liaison for the New Jersey Convention of States Project. “Liberty and justice are the American way. Though many Americans are weary and feel as if efforts to defend freedom are pointless, we have a duty to stand […]

Bi-Partisan Committees of State Delegates Discuss Article V Convention Specifics

So far this year, three States have passed an application to call a Constitutional Convention, and legislators from 14 additional States are committing to filing applications in 2015. In theory, Congress must call a convention if a total of 34 States pass an application to propose constitutional amendments, where the same number of States would […]

Florida, Alaska Next States After Georgia to Pass Convention of States Application

On March 6, 2014, my great State of Georgia became the first State in the nation to pass a Convention of States application intended to limit the power and jurisdiction of the federal government. Then, over the past several days, both Florida and Alaska passed their respective applications. As I attempt to help spread the […]