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An Open Letter Concerning the Second Amendment and the...

Published in Objections Surge Article on April 05, 2019 by Convention Of States Project

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.

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Five Myths about an Article V Convention

Published in Objections Surge Article on April 05, 2019 by Convention Of States Project

Many myths surround the Article V process. Rita Dunaway puts five of the most common to rest in this article.

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Article 23 - Public Lands: A “Generational Vision”

Published in Solution Surge Article on July 18, 2017 by Convention Of States Project

Surge Article 23: The federal takeover of western lands is getting out of control. As Ken Ivory explains in this piece, a Convention of States can help rein in this troubling federal practice.

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Article 2 - The lamp of experience: constitutional...

Published in Solution Surge Article on April 05, 2019 by Convention Of States Project

Surge Article 2: In this piece, Prof. Rob Natelson responds to the objection that constitutional amendments will be a futile means of restraining federal power. In reality, constitutional amendments like women's suffrage have proven to be remarkably effective.

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Article 8 - Why a State Should Adopt an Article V...

Published in Process Surge Article on July 18, 2017 by Convention Of States Project

Surge Article 8: In this piece, Michael Farris summarizes why it is still essential for states that have adopted a balanced budget amendment to fight for a convention of states.

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Can we trust the constitution? Answering the “Runaway...

Published in Objections Surge Article on April 05, 2019 by Convention Of States Project

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.

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The Article V solution - The Way to implement the Tenth...

Published in Solution Surge Article on April 05, 2019 by Convention Of States Project

Despite the Tenth Amendment, no subject in today's America is exempt from federal power. Rita Dunaway explains how an Article V Convention of States can put real teeth on the states' strongest defense against Washington, D.C.

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How can the Convention of States Project help curb the...

Published in Solution Surge Article on April 05, 2019 by Convention Of States Project

Vickie Deppe describes in this piece how term limits can help keep money out of politics in Washington, D.C.

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