Historic: Convention of States Rules Unveiled

Red Millennial

Convention of States Project recently unveiled its proposed legislative rules for a future Article V convention before a packed room of some 150 state legislators from around the country.

“I appreciate what Convention of States has done in creating the rules, because they’ve stepped out of the way and allowed us to build on their rough draft,” said Rep. Kelly Townsend of Arizona. “It’s really amazing.”

“Not since the founding of our great nation have state representatives had an opportunity like this,” said Mark Meckler, President of Citizens for Self-Governance and co-founder of the Convention of States Project. “A Convention of States allows them to follow the footsteps of Madison, Jefferson, and Mason as they fight to save our country from the continual, expanding, unconstitutional overreach of the federal government.”


The rules are the first of their kind in the modern era and draw heavily from Mason’s Manual, which…

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