Article V Convention of the States

We Could Have An Assembly Of The States Tomorrow

An Assembly of the States can be convened as soon as a single state legislature passes a resolution stating it will serve as the host state. It would then extend invitations to each of the other 49 state legislatures to send a delegation to the gathering. In contrast, an Article V Convention of the States can be convened only upon the “application” of 34 state legislatures to Congress to call the convention, as specified in the Constitution, and there's no guarantee the current feckless leaders of Congress would do so.

Time For An Assembly Of The States?

The concept of popular resistance to the unconstitutional encroachment of the federal government on the rights of individuals and states has been gaining momentum over the past several years. Now a new Rasmussen poll and analysis by our friend Michael Patrick Leahy of Breitbart lend new support to the idea of an assembly of the states to begin the process of putting the federal government back within strict constitutional limits. 

Tea Party group to talk about ‘convention of states'

The Reporter, Vacaville, CA

Grassroots activists in Vacaville, California say if you believe that unelected bureaucrats have too much authority, that our debt is out of control, and regulations continue to crush free enterprise? The Tea Party group believes there is a light at the end of the tunnel, with the U.S. Constitution’s Article V that allows the states to call a Convention of States to propose constitutional amendments to limit federal spending, debt, and regulations.

Cuccinelli Endorses Convention Of The States

One of the most unique and important discussions among constitutional conservatives is taking place right now in Virginia’s General Assembly.  It is the debate about whether the states (including Virginia) should exercise their rights to call an Article V Convention of States.