The National Debt Relief Amendment

Since the ratification of the Constitution in 1788, the states have never successfully convened an Article V convention to propose amendments to the Constitution.  Now, however, a nationwide effort is underway to call an Article V convention to consider the National Debt Relief Amendment -- a simple eighteen-word amendment designed to take power from the federal government and restore it to the states: An increase in the federal debt requires approval from a majority of the legislatures of the several States. Regardless of the party in power, the federal debt continues to rise with no end in sight.  The ruling class has squandered our hard-earned property, resulting in a fifteen-trillion-dollar debt.  The Constitution provides two methods to propose amendments: by a two-thirds vote in both houses of Congress, or by application of two-thirds of the states to convene an Article V convention.  Throughout the history of the United States, all constitutional...(Read Full Post)