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COS $7,500 Scholarship Contest!

Being a kid is tough.  Between school, sports, friends, pimples, and dating, the average American teenager has quite a bit on his or her mind.   Here’s something that probably isn’t on your local high schooler's mind: the national debt. ...
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Huckabee and Others Endorse COS Project

As the Convention of States Project grows, it is increasingly gaining the attention of the public and the politically savvy.  With many people coming out in support of the COS Project, be on the lookout for your favorite legislator or political analyst....
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Taming the Federal Government

Our team was in a place we talk about a great deal, but almost never in a positive light: Washington, D.C.  Read what the Washington Post’s Niraj Chokshi wrote about the event, in an article that mentions Citizens for Self-Governance, the...
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South Carolina Pre-Files COS Application

Great news! South Carolina joins Virginia today as they pre-file an application for a Convention of States.  Other states plan to follow their lead, including Florida later this week. The primary sponsor of the legislation, Rep. Bill Taylor (R-Aiken),...
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Feds Target Music Teachers

Piano teachers, beware. The federal government is onto you. The Wall Street Journal reported this week that the Federal Trade Commission has music teachers in its sights—and it’s pulling the trigger. Kimberley Strassel of the WSJ...
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Col. George Mason Gives States a Fighting Chance

Col. George Mason knew the federal government might one day become drunk with power.  As Bob Menges (our SC State Director) explains, George Mason’s wisdom and foresight during the 1787 Constitutional Convention gave the states the ultimate tool...
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Forget the Alligators. Drain the Swamp!

With so many ill-advised federal initiatives out there, it can be hard to know where to start.  Do you speak out against the Affordable Care Act or attend a rally to stop oppressive government regulation?  Do you write your Congressman about illegal...
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Volunteer to Make History

Thanks to you, our message is spreading.  Today, the largest conservative forum on Reddit decided to honor Michael Farris (head of the COS Project) in their weekly Sidebar Tribute.  They’ve seen what he’s done here at the Project, and...
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