State Leaders Embrace Convention of States at ALEC 2015

Red Millennial

Nearly 1500 conservative state legislators from across the country gathered in San Diego for ALEC’s annual conference this past week, and Article V was the talk of the town. Several groups advocating for a convention of states were present at the event, but one stood out among the rest.

“The Convention of States is the one I have chosen to put my effort behind,” said Rep. Kelly Townsend of Arizona. “We need a balanced budget, but there are other issues at hand. (Convention of States) covers those issues, and it has the grassroots energy and support. That’s what’s going to get us to 34 states.”

The Convention of States Project resolution calls for a convention that would propose amendments dealing with fiscal restraints, term limits for federal officials, and other measures that would limit the power of the federal government.

“The other calls deal with single subject matters,” Delvis Dutton…

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