Inside the Fight for a Convention of States

Our friends at OUTSET Magazine have a great update on the movement to call an Article V convention, including several interviews with leaders at Convention of States Project and how the organizations is attracting millennials to the cause. Red Millennial has endorsed Convention of States Project as the constitutional solution to a runaway federal government. COS Project was co-founded by Michael Farris, Chancellor of Patrick Henry College, … Continue reading Inside the Fight for a Convention of States

Answering Concerns about a Convention of States

As many of our readers know, Red Millennial has endorsed Convention of States Project as the only solution big enough to confront the problem of federal overreach. RM’s Chief Policy analyst Seth Connell has written in favor of the Article V process but recently expressed his concerns. Like Seth, I too had questions about the process. In fact some of its most ardent advocates, including Mark … Continue reading Answering Concerns about a Convention of States

Alabama Becomes Fourth State to Call for Convention of States to Check Federal Overreach

Today the Alabama Senate passed a resolution calling for an Article V Convention of States, making it the fourth state to apply for a convention of this kind. The resolution, which was adopted by a voice vote, calls for a convention“for the purpose of proposing amendments to the Constitution of the United States that will impose fiscal restraints on the federal government, limit the power and jurisdiction of the … Continue reading Alabama Becomes Fourth State to Call for Convention of States to Check Federal Overreach

Texas House Calls for a Convention of States to Deal with Government Overreach

The Texas House has approved a resolution applying for a convention of states under Article V of the U.S. Constitution, making it the eleventh legislative chamber to pass this resolution in 2015. BREAKING NEWS: Texas House of Representatives passes #conventionofstates resolution #HJR77 with a vote of 80-62. #ArticleV @COSProjectTX — Convention of States (@COSProject) May 14, 2015 The resolution, which was adopted with 80 members voting in favor … Continue reading Texas House Calls for a Convention of States to Deal with Government Overreach

The Convention of States Presidential Primary

There is a growing effort among the states to call an Article V convention that would craft new constitutional amendments in order to limit the federal government. Some presidential candidates are getting behind one or more of these efforts while others have yet to be asked. Under Article V of the Constitution, two-thirds (34) of the states have to pass similar resolutions in order for a … Continue reading The Convention of States Presidential Primary

Alabama House Joins Convention of States Movement

The Alabama House has approved a resolution applying for a convention of states under Article V of the U.S. Constitution, making it the ninth legislative house to pass this resolution in 2015. More than half of the delegation signed on as co-sponsors of the bill. The resolution, which was adopted by a voice vote, calls for a convention “for the purpose of proposing amendments to the Constitution of the … Continue reading Alabama House Joins Convention of States Movement

Missouri Senate Says Yes to a Convention of States

The Missouri Senate has approved a resolution applying for a convention of states under Article V of the U.S. Constitution, making it the eighth legislative house to pass this resolution in 2015. The resolution, which was adopted with 26 Senators voting in favor and just five voting against, calls for a convention “for the purpose of proposing amendments to the Constitution of the United States that will impose fiscal restraints on the … Continue reading Missouri Senate Says Yes to a Convention of States

Palin, Cuccinelli, Levin Join Virginia Convention of States Push

Three stalwarts in the anti-establishment liberty movement came out strong for the Convention of States Project effort in Virginia on Saturday. Sarah Palin, Ken Cuccinelli, and Mark Levin all authored pieces on social media that encouraged the Virginia legislature to pass the movement’s resolution calling for convention of states to limit the power of the federal government, under Article V of the US Constitution. Article V … Continue reading Palin, Cuccinelli, Levin Join Virginia Convention of States Push