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Convention of States

Posted on December 12, 2013 at 11:04am 1 Comment

I have reviewed the Convention of States approach to getting constitutional amendments and find it to be deeply flawed.



There are fewer than 200 persons alive today who are remotely capable of drafting well-written constitutional amendments, and it is unlikely that any of them would be elected or appointed to the convention you seem to envision. Good intentions are not enough. It is a highly advanced art that is…

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List of constitutional rights

Posted on December 12, 2013 at 11:00am 2 Comments

To prepare for our Dec. 17 meetup celebrating Bill of Rights Day, I am resending this message first sent in July.

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At 2:28pm on April 26, 2014, Byron Dale said…

Jon

you placed a site where one could go and read the bill that Congress pasted to grant statehood to Nev. would you be kind enough to send that site to me at mtalks23@msn.con

Thanking you in advance

Byron Dale

At 10:47pm on February 9, 2014, Keith Broaders said…

The  Reynold v Sims case established the doctrine of one person one vote. The authority of the Supreme Court to dictate to the states outside of its mandated authority is a violation of the Constitution. The states have a reserve power to decide how they wish to organize their state legislatures and frankly it is none of the Supreme Court's business to trample on the rights reserved to the states/ If the rocks and trees in a county can not be represented, why are the same rocks and trees in the states provided with suffrage?

 
 
 

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