The Louisiana House has approved a resolution applying for a convention of states under Article V of the U.S. Constitution, making it the tenth legislative house to pass this resolution in 2015.
The resolution, which was adopted with 60 members voting in favor and 38 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.”
BREAKING NEWS: Louisiana House of Representatives passes the #conventionofstates resolution with a 60-38 vote. On to the Senate!
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Louisiana state Rep. Ray Garofalo was the primary sponsor of the bill. In a statement he said, “Washington DC is out of control, and we all know it. I’ve spoken with legislators from many states of both parties and…
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