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Media/Contact

FRIDAY, APRIL 20, 2018
UPDATED: Media Inquiries Page conventionofstates.com

All Media Inquiries:
Please contact Tamara Colbert, Director of PR/Media at:
tcolbert@cosaction.com | 626-244-5571

Helpful Resources:

  • Read our application for a Convention of States. Twelve (12) states have already passed the application, and we anticipate numerous victories in the coming months!
  • Check our news blog for the latest information.
  • The Convention of States YouTube Channel has some informative interviews, news segments and proprietary videos that have been produced to answer questions and provide a quick overview of the COS Project. Click here for a good overview.
  • Washington is gigantic, corrupt, and unaccountable. Can it be fixed? Learn more about the Convention of States and Article V of the Constitution. Jim DeMint, former Senator from South Carolina, explains in this PragerU video.
  • Recently, Convention of States was featured on Fox News Channel’s ‘The Next Revolution’ with host Steve Hilton. Here is that video.
  • Responses to Opposition. Are you looking to find out answers to what the opposition says about us? Click this link to find some answers.

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Physicians for COS

The diagnosis is clear.

We have a growing cancer today known as the Obamacare. As a result physicians are no longer free to practice medicine.

No profession feels the full force of the federal government more than physicians. The medical profession is the most highly regulated profession in the United States. The practice of medicine is controlled, taxed, and regulated to the point of being destroyed by the heavy hand of the federal government.

Physicians are told how to bill, how much to charge, and how to treat patients. They are mandated to use expensive electronic medical records. The federally enacted HIPPA (Health Information Privacy and Portability Act) makes the communication between physicians and atients burdensome, inefficient,and expensive. Every physician is required by federal mandate to register with the government to obtain an NPI (national provider identifier.) We are required by federal law to obtain and pay for a license to prescribe medication through the DEA, which is separate from our state licensure.

This heavy hand of government not only oversees the largest federal health bureaucracy ever created, but by extension reaches into every state, every city, and every small town to regulate how every licensed physician practices the art of medicine and how citizens obtain care.

The treatment is also clear.

The prescription for a cure was written into our constitution by our founders. Article V of our constitution allows for the states to call for a convention of states to limit the power and jurisdiction of the federal government through the proposal of constitutional amendments. Physicians should be the strongest supporters of this brilliantly-crafted states’ rights tool placed into our constitution by our founders.

I urge my fellow American physicians to join with me in supporting an Article V Convention of States to take back control of the practice of medicine. It’s the only way that we can return the practice of medicine back to the intimate relationship between a doctor and patient without interference by the heavy hand of a distant, national government.

Jeffrey I. Barke, M.D. Family Physician Newport Beach, CA
Convention of states action

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