As the cry for state leadership in fixing the national debt grows louder, there are those who have responded by reviving the 1970s and 80s effort to organize a convention of the states for proposing a federal Balanced Budget Amendment.
This effort, led by the Balanced Budget Amendment Task Force, is premised on the belief that there are 27 resolutions calling for a BBA convention—only 7 short of the magic number of 34 needed to form the Application that triggers Congress’s
Some folks think the Tenth Amendment has nothing to do with proposing amendments to the Constitution by Article V convention. They're wrong. How do we know? Because the Founders said so. The Founders emphasized over and over again that the States as stateswould have equal authority to propose amendments as Congress. Only applying Tenth Amendment principles to the Article V convention process guarantees that this was not just pillow talk. And the good news is that no Supreme C
With U.S. Senator Rubio and now Texas Governor Abbott supporting efforts by the states to propose amendments by Article V convention, there is no better time to learn more about the Compact for a Balanced Budget! So here's a chance to review our completely updated and revised policy brief: "Article V 2.0: The Compact for a Balanced Budget!" Already Alaska, Georgia, Mississippi and North Dakota have joined the "Compact for a Balanced Budget." The Compact for a Balanced Budget
Compact for America Educational Foundation Executive Vice President of Development Jeff Utsch and his grassroots organization "Heirs of the Republic" have organized an incredible two-day event, starting on Friday, February 12th and continuing through Saturday, February 13th, featuring a feast of ideas for those who want to keep our Republic. Compact for America Educational Foundation will be leading a break-out session on Saturday at 10:00 a.m., but you especially won't want
Sometimes friends make mistakes. We all do. So here we are with our friends at the Heartland Institute. It is hard to offer any public criticism of the Institute because it has proved time and time again to be a powerful and leading ally in the Article V movement. Nevertheless, here is a partial list of the ways in which a recent Heartland Institute Article V policy brief authored by Georgia attorney David Guldenschuh strikes us as deficient in its analysis: The article uses