Convention of States Action (COSA) is calling upon every freedom-loving patriot in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to Surge upon Harrisburg on Tuesday, April 25, 2023.
Who is Convention of States Action (COSA): A group of concerned citizens exercising their inalienable right granted in the Constitution to petition the sovereign states (which created the Federal government when they ratified the Constitution) to exercise the clause found in Article V permitting them to propose amendments to the Constitution to redefine (restore?) the Federal Government to the limited scope intended by our founding fathers.
Our Purpose: To urge our elected representatives to restrain this out-of-control Federal Government before tyranny becomes so oppressive, violence will be the only method to “redress our grievances”!
How? Our elected state representatives have authority, granted to them under Article V of the Constitution, to add Pennsylvania to the growing list of states calling for a Convention of States.
Our U.S. Constitution: A charter on how the Federal Government is organized and operates; what it is permitted and what is expressly forbidden.
The First Amendment: Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof, or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances.
Let’s explore the history of this uniquely American idea created by our framers to “petition for a redress of grievances”.
The gentlemen comprising the 1787 Constitutional Convention that drafted our constitution were brilliant; they had studied every form of government known to exist at that time. They studied the writings of other brilliant men who laid the foundation, “English Common Law”, that governed the original colonies for the first one hundred and fifty years of their existence; men such as Blackstone, Locke, Bacon, Aristotle, and Plato.
The right to peaceably assemble and to petition the government are ideas that are the cornerstone of our Republic; they are what give “We The People” the true power in this country and protect all our other rights.
Those rights were unheard of before our constitution. Unfortunately, these rights have been relinquished by far too many citizens. Worse, a small group of ‘elites’ are actively working to erase our power and put themselves in positions as rulers instead of the servants they were meant to be.
These rights, though unique to America, come from an idea that was five and half centuries old at the time they were written.
The Magna Carta (Great Charter) contained the rights granted by King John in 1215 to the common man in England to avoid a civil war that he could not win.
Within that document is Article 61 - the right to petition the king to address the abridgment of rights within 40 days. If the King failed to “redress the grievance” it gave the common man the “Right to Rebel” or wage war upon the government for the required solution.
Remember, the framers had just fought a violent revolution to win their freedom from an oppressive centralized government, and they wrote the Constitution so future generations would be able to keep their liberty without having to resort to violence. The framers' only legal leg to stand on was Article 61 of the Magna Carta; they wanted us to enjoy a better option than violence.
We the People all feel this Republic is being stolen from us by the Federal Government; one stolen power, one arrogant Constitution-defying action at a time.
THUS, COSA PA calls upon every freedom-loving patriot in this commonwealth to join us as we Surge upon Harrisburg on Tuesday, April 25, 2023.
Stay tuned as this series continues with the next article on why you need to participate in the Surge.