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Sign the petition

to call for a

Convention of States!





Volunteer Training (Select)


General Training

1. Convention of States University
(3 hours)

These four video courses take about three hours (total) to complete and will give you a great foundation in all things COS. Feel free to listen to the courses (GOV 100, COS 100, COS 200, and VOL 100) like a podcast.

To access these courses you will need to create a password for this website. (You can reset your password here.)



2. Download and install the COS Action App to your mobile device

COSAction provides information and tools to COS Volunteers. Users are able to read current news, provide reports on work done outside of Citizen Builder, participate in Telepatriot call missions, receive calls for action, and connect with state leaders and team members all within the app.

Access an introduction video for the COSAction App HERE

Download NOW:  iPhone or Android

Telepatriot is used for national and state call missions. Once you are set up as a Telepatriot volunteer in Citizen Builder you will access all necessary information to complete calls for each mission. Please click HERE to watch a video to become more comfortable with how to use Telepatriot.

3. Download and Install Slack

Slack is a channel based messaging platform. Think of instant messaging with various "channels" where different topics are discussed. Click HERE to watch an introduction to Slack Video.

Utilize the below links to download Slack to your mobile device or to access via your computer:  

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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