State-led push to force constitutional convention gains steam, with high-profile Republican support

“A state-level campaign to rein in the federal government by calling an unprecedented convention to amend the U.S. Constitution is gaining steam, picking up support from two high-profile Republicans as more states explore the idea.

The latest figures to endorse the effort are retired Oklahoma Sen. Tom Coburn and Ohio Gov. John Kasich.

Coburn, a legendary government-waste watchdog, announced this week that he has joined the effort by becoming a senior adviser for the group Convention of States Action, which wants states, not just Congress, to pass constitutional amendments. A primary goal is to get an amendment to the Constitution requiring a balanced federal budget, in which spending does not exceed revenue.”

For the whole article, see http://www.foxnews.com/…/state-effort-to-pass-constitution…/

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I have posted some generic amendments I should like to see. See Proposed Generic Constitutional Amendments

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