Mt Vernon:32 States Discuss Constitutional Convention


Shiver-me-Timbers if this doesn’t get the leftist progressive Marxists in a political hissy-fit!

On Saturday, close to 100 legislators from 32 states attended a meeting in Mount Vernon, Virginia, where they discussed adding amendments to the U.S. Constitution. They would do so under the authority of Article V of the Constitution, which details that two-thirds of the state assemblies, 34 in all, can call for a constitutional convention to be held. State legislatures could then send delegates to the convention where each state would vote on proposed amendments with each state getting one vote. An amendment would pass when approved by three-fourths, or 38, state legislatures.

The assembly is a bold step towards increased state involvement in federal issues which have begun rising in conservative circles as the tremendous dysfunction of the federal government has become entirely too-routine for many Americans to palate. States rights under a constitutional convention would place a tight rein upon an increasingly dysfunctional federal bureaucracy. Continues…