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

Published in Volunteer Resources Grassroots Library on February 15, 2018 by Convention Of States Project

Article V Convention of States Citizen's Pocket Guide The Founders’ Constitutional Emergency Plan for “We the People” to Save America from Federal Government Tyranny. 2018 Edition

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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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Can We Trust the Constitution? Answering the "Runaway...

Published in Grassroots Library on July 31, 2017 by

The claim that the delegates disobeyed their instructions is based on the idea that Congress called the Constitutional Convention. Proponents of this view assert that Congress limited the delegates to amending the Articles of Confederation. A review of legislative history clearly reveals the error of this claim. The Annapolis...

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