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Arm your students with the free TEACH FREEDOM program to learn about the true founding of our great country.

The mission of the Convention of States Action Teach Freedom program, is to educate Idaho students about our early American history; the U.S. Constitution, Bill of Rights, Declaration of Independence, and the principles of our Founding Fathers. We hold two writing contests per year. One in September to honor Constitution Day and the second in the spring with a subject designed to inspire students to learn about our nationhood and its founding documents.

In addition to writing contests, the Teach Freedom program offers historical date observances/public readings and Constitution courses to Idaho students in public, private, charter, church and home schools. It is our goal to instruct our future leaders about the significance of our founding and instill pro-American values for the development of responsible citizens. The curriculum will be expanded to provide entertaining and educational courses to young children as well.

Our Teach Freedom Program is comprised of COS volunteers who have a passion to provide school students with quality instruction about how the U.S. Constitution was formed, what it means and how it applies in today’s culture. 

We welcome volunteers to assist in teaching our courses, reading books of virtue to children in libraries and sharing our mission with parents and school-groups who would utilize our curriculum and support our efforts. 

Volunteer Here to join the Teach Freedom Team

Our Classes > Ages 12 - Adult
Our Offerings > Ages 3 - 11 
Our Contests 


Scott Rider, Teach Freedom Director
(208) 777-7894

Click here to get involved!

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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