Michigan became the 34th state to demand a “Constitutional Convention”- Reached 2/3 Threshold!

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posted on Apr, 3 2014 @ 05:05 PM
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Well this could be good news, or it could be very bad news. The 1st, 2nd, and 4th amendments are being ignored, perhaps they want to put it in writing finally.

I wonder how long it will take to call a convention? Pretty quickly I would guess if they want to seriously make changes, decades if they don't






A very interesting political development has taken place, but you can bet the Democrats will fight tooth-and-nail to prevent it. This week the state legislature of Michigan became the 34th state to demand a “Constitutional Convention” in the United States. Pursuant to Article 5 of the US Constitution, if 2/3rds of the states call for such a convention, (meaning 34 states) it MUST take place. We will see if this is actually honored. At the very least, there is no time requirement so this could be dragged out for years.

Nevertheless, in such a convention, the ENTIRE Constitution is subject to review and can be altered and changed. This could be everything from installing “social justice” to the dissolution of the federal government. Everything is on the table as if we were back in 1776 Philadelphia.

This is an unprecedented event to amend the U.S. Constitution emerging from the states. Normally, Congress proposes a bill to amend the Constitution as was the case with income tax. Keep this one on your radar – we are looking at the potential for real change good or bad.



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posted on Apr, 3 2014 @ 05:20 PM
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It was only a matter of time...... At least this is a legal way instead of some dictate... The problem is I doubt we have law makers smart enough to carry water for the founders and their well thought arguments that they penned to the Constitution and the bill of rights..



posted on Apr, 3 2014 @ 05:29 PM
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Politicians are the bad guys, even the ones with good intentions, liberty and peace will never be achieved with the largest of motivators is personal wealth and or some kind of social gain as liberty is prescribed to those born not those that vote for it because it closely matches ideas



posted on Apr, 3 2014 @ 05:30 PM
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What we really need is to reign in the Federal Government's power.

Restrict what the Federal Government is allowed to screw up and leave the bill of rights alone.



posted on Apr, 3 2014 @ 05:41 PM
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Please direct your comments to this ongoing thread -

Did Michigan just trigger 'constitutional convention'? Bid gains steam





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