Americans discouraged about the state of their country in the wake of recent Supreme Court rulings have cause to hope. As Michael Farris will explain during Monday’s exclusive Convention of States LIVE event, the framers of our Constitution provided a way for We the People to fight judicial tyranny.Read more
During his time in the House and Senate, Tom Coburn developed a reputation fighting the excesses of Washington. Now retired from public office and back to living in Oklahoma, he has added his powerful voice to a growing movement urging states to force a convention to amend the Constitution in order to rein in the federal government.Read more
The following article was written by Clyde Wayne Crews, Jr., and published on Forbes.com.
This week’s Independence Day celebrations mark quite the contrast with the modern bureaucratic nanny state, with the all-powerful centralized government we actually have.Read more
This Fourth of July, as you sit at the dinner table or the picnic table, enjoying your bar-be-que and looking forward to tonight’s fireworks, ask yourself, “What kind of America will my children grow up in?”Read more
The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) spent almost $20,000 on a video of dummies being blown to bits by fireworks and set on fire by sparklers.Read more
Now more than ever, America needs true leadership. Men and women who are willing to stand in the gap and stop the rampant abuse of power by the federal government.Read more
The Supreme Court has ruled. The Court—not the Constitution—has legalized same sex marriage. No one can legitimately contend to the contrary. This occurs one day after the Court rewrote the Obamacare legislation to save it from a pragmatic death.Read more
Two ordinary days.
Two historic votes.
Two sad defeats for Freedom.Read more
Sen. Tom Coburn, Senior Advisor for the Convention of States Project, appeared on The Mark Levin Show to discuss the recent SCOTUS rulings, what they say about the state of our federal government, and what we can do about it.Read more
In Justice Scalia’s dissenting opinion in Obergefell v. Hodges he said, “It is of no special importance to me what the law says about marriage. It is of overwhelming importance, however, who it is that rules me. Today’s decree says that my Ruler, and the Ruler of 320 million Americans coast-to-coast, is a majority of nine lawyers on the Supreme Court.”Read more
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Newstime is already full of stories of unrest, conflict, and violence. Now information theft is becoming another theme in the national news.Read more
The following article was written by Eric Peterson and originally published on TownHall.com.
If you had to name a theme for Obama’s second term, it would be regulatory overreach. Despite the repeated rejection of the President’s most controversial proposals by lawmakers, Mr. Obama has turned to his “pen and his phone” (and the vast government bureaucracy he controls) to enact his extreme and often unpopular agenda. Examples of the kind of executive overreach that have come to define his presidency include unilateral changes to Obamacare, sweeping new rules issued by the FCC designed to impose centuries railroad-style regulations on the internet, and the far-reaching and expensive red tape he is seeking to impose on our electricity grid including airline emissions, trucking companies, and even humble wood-burning stoves. The latest overreach, however, may quite literally take the cake and comes to us courtesy of the Food and Drug Administration. This sweeping regulation will directly affect what kinds of food we are allowed to purchase at our neighborhood grocery store.Read more
SEN. TOM COBURN: King v. Burwell Ruling Reveals There Is “No Longer Any Balance of Power in the Federal Government”
PURCELLVILLE, Va., June 25, 2015 – The Convention of States Project denounces today’s Supreme Court ruling in King v. Burwell that proves once again the people don’t stand a chance against the ruling elite in Washington, D.C. Worse yet, the Court’s decision to ignore the law-as-written sets a precedent that completely strips Congress of its role in the legislative process and destroys the balance of power within the federal government.Read more
WASHINGTON – A congressional hearing Thursday morning is expected to reveal evidence was destroyed during the investigation into the IRS targeting scandal, months after the agency was told to preserve documents, Fox News is told.Read more
The Obama administration reportedly concealed the true amount of information compromised by a cyberattack on the federal Office of Personnel Management (OPM) for several days after the initial disclosure of the hack, according to a published report.Read more
Ladies and gentlemen, we are excited to announce that the state of Delaware has officially introduced SCR 31 - the Convention of States resolution!
Prime Sponsor, Senator Lawson filed the resolution, that if passed, will apply for a “Convention of the States under Article V of the United States Constitution to propose certain amendments relating to the federal government.”Read more
Educating state legislators of the importance of an Article V Convention of States is a key step in the success of our movement. But you can't education your legislator if you don't know who he/she is!
That's where our new representative lookup tool comes in.Read more
The most common objection to an Article V convention is called the “runaway convention” objection.
It envisions a doomsday scenario in which delegates disregard the original issue, rewrite the Constitution, and change the entire American system of government. While this initial response is understandable, it is based on fear and misinformation.
Here are the facts:Read more
CMS does not know if subsidies went to ‘confirmed enrollees, in the correct amounts.’
The federal government cannot verify nearly $3 billion in subsidies distributed through Obamacare, putting significant taxpayer funding “at risk,” according to a new audit report.Read more