Indiana Senate President David Long has invited lawmakers from every state to a summit at Mount Vernon on Dec. 7 to discuss a Convention of States, NWI Politics reports.

“The authors of the Constitution included a state-led amendment option as a check on a runaway federal government,” Long said. “The dysfunction we see in Washington, D.C., provides an almost daily reminder of why this option is needed now more than ever.”

“The initial meeting won’t actually consider potential amendment topics, Long said. Instead, it’s intended to set up the rules to be followed if and when a constitutional convention is called.”

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