They’ve just assigned it to the House Judiciary and we have to assume they’re going for a quick vote.
Time is of the essence!!! We can’t take chances!!!
Once it hits the House floor, it takes a miracle to stop it !!
OUR CONSTITUTION AND BILL OF RIGHTS ARE IN DANGER!!!
YOUR CALLS ARE NEEDED NOW!
Even if you’ve never made a call to your state legislator before, YOU CAN DO THIS!
An Amendment Convention is dangerous, because once it convenes, the delegates have total power over what happens. They can literally throw out the present Constitution and our BILL OF RIGHTS. That includes our 2nd Amendment, the right to keep and bear arms. Obama’s after them, as you know.
It happened in the very first Convention in 1787 and it can – most probably will – happen again if just a few more states pass the resolution. There’s already aConstitution for the NewStates of America, written in 1974, waiting to be put in place. No Bill of Rights! No 2nd Amendment! No property rights! JUST LAWS AND BUREAUCRATS.
Legislators are told the convention can be limited to one subject. That’s a bold-faced lie! They’re kept so busy with thousands of bills and resolutions each year, many of them just believe what they’re told; (some are bought and paid for).
For yourself, your loved ones, and every American who hasn’t a clue, PLEASE MAKE THE CALLS. YOURS COULD BE THE ONE THAT TIPS THEM OVER TO OUR SIDE.Scroll down for the phone #s and messages to give them. THANK YOU! And please forward this alert to your lists.
Learn more about the dangers, the many attempts that have been made, and why we should do everything in our power to protect our Constitution Are We Being Con Conned? “Why didn’t we know about this?”
SR 371 A RESOLUTION Making renewed application to the Congress of the United States to call for a convention for the purpose of proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States; and for other purposes.
SR 371 is in the House Judiciary Committee.
PRIORITY # 1 Call the House Sponsor. He has the power to table the SR 371.
Representative Rich Golick(R) – House Sponsor
Capitol Office (404) 656-5943
District fax (770) 319 0970
ALEC (American Legislative Exchange Council) has been lobbying for an Amendment Convention since 1976. Their Handbook for legislators is misleading.
Just begin using the power all state legislators have under the 10th Amendment!
PRIORITY #2 Call the Chairman of theHouse Judiciary Committee
Chairman Wendell Willard (R)
404.656.5125 – Capitol Office
770.481.7100 – District Office
Message for Chairman:
(Use your own words if comfortable.) “Please stop forward action on SR 371 calling for an Article V Amendment Convention. Let it die in committee!!!
Nick Dranias, the so-called constitutional “expert” lobbyist from the Goldwater Institute knows the risk. Last year, talking to an Arizona committee, he said, quote: “The fact that it may be abused isn’t an argument against using it!”Arizona killed the resolution in committee. Please do that now with
SR 371, in the Georgia House.
Just begin using the power all state legislatures have under the 10th Amendment!
Vice Chairman, Mike Jacobs (R) Priority #2
404-656-5116 – Capitol Office
404-590-7377 – District Office
Message to Rep. Jacobs:
And Rob Natelson, who wrote the Handbook for ALEC knows that! In his book titled “Amending the Constitution by Convention” he stated on page 2 that, quote: “Of course, abuses of the Article V amendment process are possible”. The “abuses” would be a run-away Constitutional Convention, just like the Conference of States did in 1787!
PRIORITY # 3 Call the House Judiciary Committee.
House Judiciary Committee – (There are 19 of them.) Please call as many as you can.Call them as soon as possible — mostly the Republicans, because the Republican National Committee has been pushing for an Amendment Convention for the last forty years. So has ALEC – which members are all Republicans.
404-656-0325 – Capitol Office
Representative Stacey Evans (D)
404-656-6372 – Capitol Office
Representative Barry Fleming (R)
404-656-0152 – Capitol Office
Representative LaDawn Jones (D)
404-656-7859 – Capitol Office
Representative Trey Kelley (R)
404-656-0276 – Capitol Office
Representative Edward Lindsey (R)
404-656-5024 – Capitol Office
Representative Ronnie Mabra (D)
404-656-7859 – Capitol Office
Representative Larry O’Neal (R)
404-656-5052 – Capitol Office
Representative Mary Margaret Oliver (D)
404-656-0265 – Capitol Office
404-463-2634 – Capitol Fax
Representative Pam Stephenson (D)
404-656-0126 – Capitol Office
404-656-4889 – Capitol Fax
Representative Andrew J. Welch (R)
404-656-0109 – Capitol Office
678-583-4888 – District Fax
Representative Tom Weldon (R)
404-656-0213 – Capitol Office
“Ex-Officio” – Representative Tom Golick (R)
404-656-5943 – Capitol Office
770-319-0970 – District Fax
“Ex-Officio” – Representative Joe Wilkinson
404-463-8143 – Capitol Office
404-657-8278 – Capitol Fax
Representative Jay Powell (R)
404-656-7855 – Capitol Office
Representative Dale Rutledge (R)
404-656-0109 – Capitol Office
Other talking points:
For the past 225 years the Constitution has been amended without a convention, because the risks of a repeat of 1787 has been, and still is, a well-known FACT.
According to Corpus Juris Secundum 16 C.J.S 9 (a compilation of State Supreme Court findings):
“The members of a Constitutional Convention are the direct representatives of the people
and, as such, they may exercise all sovereign powers that are vested in the people of the state.
They derive their powers, not from the legislature, but from the people: and, hence, their power may not in any respect be limited or restrained by the legislature. Under this view, it is a Legislative Body of the Highest order and may not only frame, but may also enact and promulgate, Constitution.”
[one legislator I spoke with said: “that was meant for state conventions”. Response: “Why would it be any different for a federal convention? It happened with the first Conference of States in 1787 – they started with the Articles of Confederation and came out with the constitution.”]
Governor Mike Levitt (Utah) said it outright in his 1994 White Paper, re: the planned Conference of States, to be held in “historic Philadelphia” in 1995:
“CONGRESS TRIED TO LIMIT THE CONVENTION’S AUTHORITY by stating it would meet ‘for the sole and express purpose of revising the Articles of Confederation’.”
“As we all know, the delegates to the great Constitutional Convention in 1787 in Philadelphia did much more than that. They threw out the Articles of Confederation and drafted a new constitution”.
He also said that our constitution is “out-dated, and old fashioned. . . not suited for the fast-paced, high-tech, global marketplace we are entering. There is a better way”.
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