Arizona House Calls for Convention of States to Reign in Washington

Red Millennial

The Arizona House of Representatives has decided the time has come for the states to do something about the federal government’s overreach. Arizona’s House passed a measure Thursday to apply for a convention of states under Article V of the U.S. Constitution, the first legislative body to pass this resolution in 2015.

“It’s time for the States to exercise our Constitutional prerogative and convene together to right the ship,” said Rep. Kelly Townsend in a Facebook post Thursday night. Townsend is the primary sponsor of the Convention of States Project resolution that she also introduced last year.

Arizona State Rep. Kelly Towsend has emerged as a leader in the Convention of States movement. Arizona State Rep. Kelly Towsend has emerged as a leader in the Convention of States movement.

The resolution calls for a convention “for the purpose of proposing amendments to the Constitution of the United States that will impose fiscal restraints on the federal government, limit the power and jurisdiction of the federal government and limit the terms…

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