Published in Objections on July 10, 2022 by Brent Dunklau
This article includes links to the most common myths surrounding the Article V convention process. In each case, we separate fact from fiction by citing the historical record and judicial opinions relevant to each topic.Read more ›
Published in Objections on July 06, 2022 by Jeff Groh
Learn how to address Senator Sawyer's opposition to the COS resolution.Read more ›
Why Conservatives Need to Amend the Constitution by David...
What do the John Birch Society, Eagle Forum, Common Cause, and Planned Parenthood have in common? David Horowitz explains in this article, as well as offers his support for Convention of States.Read more ›
Defying Conventional Wisdom: The Constitution Was Not The...
Published in Objections on November 20, 2019 by Convention Of States Project
Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy, Volume 40, Number 1, April 2017. Defying Conventional Wisdom: The Constitution Was Not The Product of a Runaway Convention By Michael FarrisRead more ›
We Know the Rules, Congress Does Not Control a Convention...
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.Read more ›
Is "Nullification" the Answer?
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...Read more ›
What if Congress Refuses to Call an Article V Convention?
Some have suggested that Congress might simply refuse to call an Article V Convention of the States, even if it receives 34 applications from state legislatures for a convention. While we agree that Congress is generally disinclined to relinquish its own power (which is precisely why an Article V Convention is necessary), it is a...Read more ›
An Open Letter Concerning the Second Amendment and the...
Charles J. Cooper, a long-time constitutional law litigator for the NRA, outlines in this article why a Convention of States poses no threat to the Second Amendment.Read more ›
Can we trust the constitution? Answering the “Runaway...
As Michael Farris explains in this article, the 1787 Constitutional Convention did not "run away" because the delegates followed the instructions from their state legislatures.Read more ›
The Liberal Establishment’s Disinformation Campaign...
This article by Professor Rob Natelson explains how the first Article V movement was hindered by an intentional misinformation campaign to promote fear of using the Founders' tool to limit the federal government.Read more ›