Oklahoma Joins Growing Movement to Rein in Feds

Red Millennial

Earlier today Oklahoma became the seventh state to adopt a measure that could forever change the way Washington, D.C., does business.

The Oklahoma Senate voted 30-16 to call an Article Five Convention of States for the purpose of proposing constitutional reforms to limit the power of the federal government.

“Oklahoma wants to be part of the conversation about restoring a balance in the relationship between the federal government and the states,” said Oklahoma state Rep. Gary Banz, the resolution’s lead sponsor in the Oklahoma House. The lower chamber passed the resolution earlier last week.

The Convention of States resolution calls for an Article V Convention that would propose term limits on federal officials, fiscal restraints, and other limits on the federal government. Once 34 states have passed identical resolutions, the convention will be called, and state legislatures will send commissioners to hammer out reforms that will rebalance America’s constitutional structure and restore the rule of law…

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