Michael Farris, co-founder and director of the Convention of States Project, recently spoke to state representatives in Arizona about the last, best chance to preserve liberty in America. Talk Radio 550 KFYI was on hand to cover the event:Read more
If you've been reading the blog the past few weeks, you've probably noticed all the Convention of States events taking place around the country.
As the legislative season picks up, there will be even more meetings and rallies you can attend in your state. We want to make sure you don't miss anything, which is why we'd like to direct your attention to the State Events page.Read more
The following is an excerpt from an article written by Fred Lucas for TheBlaze.com.
After movement already from 10 states in the early weeks of legislative sessions this year, one conservative group believes an Article 5 convention to amend the Constitution can be achieved by the end 2015.Read more
Calling all North Dakotans!
The Convention of States application in your state, HCR 3014, is filed and scheduled to go before the House Government & Veterans Affairs Committee on February 5, 2015.Read more
Ten states now have taken the first step toward limiting the power of the federal government.
Officials from Arizona, Massachusetts, Missouri, Montana, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Dakota, South Carolina, Virginia and Wyoming have filed resolutions calling for a convention of states that would propose amendments to the U.S. Constitution with the express purpose of limiting the power and jurisdiction of the federal government.Read more
The Convention of States Project Virginia team wants all Virginians to know that there is a solution to ending federal tyranny by restoring meaningful limits on federal power—but only if we insist that our state legislators use their power in Article V of the Constitution to place a final check on Washington, D.C.Read more
The Convention of States Project Montana team wants all Montanans to know that there is a solution to ending federal tyranny by restoring meaningful limits on federal power—but only if we insist that our state legislators use their power in Article V of the Constitution to place a final check on Washington, D.C. All events are free and open to the public on a first-come basis, as seating is limited.Read more
It is so often said that the nation is “divided,” or “polarized.” The pundits and politicians tell us the fight is between the left and the right, conservatives and liberals or Democrats and Republicans. They are very wrong. The nation is indeed divided, but the divisions are not really the ones they want you to believe.Read more
The Convention of States Project is pleased to announce that Michael Farris is coming back to North Carolina for a three-day tour!
If you’ve never heard Michael speak, you will want to take advantage of this opportunity. If you’ve heard him before, we know you’ll want to hear him again. He has some significant updates/progress to report on the call for an Article V Convention of States. You'll also have an opportunity to ask Michael questions about the Convention of States issue, as well as to meet your state leadership.Read more
In yet another example of overreach by a federal bureaucracy, the Department of Justice has been accused of arbitrarily blocking certain businesses from banking. We've published an excerpt from the Fox News article below:Read more
Taxes and debt are bad, but federal spending is the more serious illness in Washington, DC.
Federal spending today is driven by one overriding purpose—Congress is buying votes with programs.Read more
In yet another example of your tax dollars being put to good use...
Elderly and disabled people cannot leave messages for the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) after the IRS fails to pick up the phone to serve them.
The National Taxpayer Advocate, an independent oversight organ within the IRS, detailed the agency’s phone practices in its 2014 Annual Report to Congress Wednesday.Read more
We have fantastic news to share with you today: volunteers like you have submitted Convention of States petitions in 95% of the state house districts in the United States!Read more
If you hold any kind of leadership position with the Convention of States Project, please watch the video below immediately (if you have not done so already).
The video provides valuable information on the use of Nationbuilder, and it's important all our volunteer leaders become familiar with the software.
If you have trouble logging in, please contact your state director.Read more
Scholarship is important. We tell our kids it is important.
We tell them to do their homework, study hard and pay attention to things that matter. Knowing the difference between truth and fiction is important.Read more
It doesn’t seem like it’s been thirty-four years.
But on January 20, 1981, Ronald Reagan was sworn in as the 40th President of the United States as the new First Lady and millions of Americans looked on. The words of his inaugural address are full of timeless truth… and perhaps are even more powerful today than when they were first uttered.Read more
Remember those WWJD bracelets that were so popular in the ’90s? Well, an expert at the Law Library of Congress — a non-partisan branch of the Library of Congress that has advised Congress and the Supreme Court since 1832 — tackled a slightly different question: What would George III do when faced with a law he didn’t like?Read more