Fighting Back: Arkansas House Calls for Convention of States to Restrain DC

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The Arkansas House of Representatives passed a measure today applying for a convention of states under Article V of the U.S. Constitution, the third legislative body to pass this resolution in 2015.

The resolution, which was adopted with 52 representatives voting in favor and 33 against, 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 of office for officials of the federal government.”

Last month, Arizona’s House and North Dakota’s House became the first bodies to pass the resolution this session. The Senates of these states will still need to approve the measure for the application to become…

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