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Faithful Commissioner Law for Tennessee 2018

Published in Grassroots Library on April 17, 2018 by Norman L Bobo

The Tennessee Faithful Commissioner Law defines the process by which Tennessee would participate in a future Article V convention. This file is the amendment to the bill which contains the full law.

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Article V Convention of States Citizen's Pocket Guide,...

Published in FAQ Volunteer Resources Grassroots Library on May 23, 2018 by Kyle Key

This fact-filled resource is the perfect tool for talking to friends and legislators about Convention of States. It answer commonly-asked questions about the Article V process, answers objections, provides possible amendment subjects, provides ways to get involved, and more! 2018 Edition

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Proposing Constitutional Amendments - A Handbook For...

Published in Grassroots Library on April 18, 2018 by Michael Sean Tranchina

Proposing Constitutional Amendments - A Handbook For State Lawmakers By Robert Natelson This Alec Handbook you are about to read, written by constitutional scholar Robert G. Natelson, provides state legislators the proper tools to use the Article V process legally and effectively. Additionally, it offers reliable information about...

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COS EVENT RELATED DOCUMENTS: Event Contact Cards X4 per...

Published in Grassroots Library on August 01, 2017 by Sherry Clark

COS Event Contact Cards x4 per page in pdf format.

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Answering the John Birch Society Questions about Article V

Published in Grassroots Library on July 31, 2017 by

The John Birch Society describes itself as a constitutionalist organization, yet it is highly critical of a very important component of the Constitution. The JBS does not like Article V’s provision that allows the States to unilaterally propose and ratify amendments to the Constitution.

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A response to Publius Huldah

Published in Grassroots Library on July 31, 2017 by

Anonymous blogger Publius Huldah attacks the Founder’s solution for a runaway federal government with a series of ad hominems and misdirections. A perpetual naysayer, she can propose no better solution of her own, other than the extra-constitutional doctrine of nullification.

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We Know the Rules, Congress Does Not Control a Convention...

Published in Grassroots Library Objections on July 31, 2017 by

Two false claims have been peddled by Convention of States opponents in recent months: 1) we cannot know the rules that would govern a convention and 2) Congress would control the rule making process. Both of these claims contradict known history and established convention precedent.

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Is "Nullification" the Answer?

Published in Grassroots Library Objections on July 31, 2017 by

Some conservative groups have argued that the Tenth Amendment allows an individual state to “nullify” any federal law that exceeds the enumerated powers delegated to the federal government under the Constitution. It is important to examine this claim carefully as we evaluate our options in addressing the current crisis of a runaway...

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The States Control the Article V Process

Published in Grassroots Library Objections on July 31, 2017 by

Opponents of an Article V convention have been repeatedly defeated in their claims that an Article V convention would “run away.”1 The Framers of our Constitution were wiser than that, and placed numerous checks and balances to ensure the safety of such a convention.

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