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07.12.2017

Legislators Must Disclose ALEC Meeting Attendees

Today, Common Cause Florida sent a letter to Rep. Neil Combee and Rep. Mike La Rosa, urging them to disclose which legislators will be attending the annual meeting of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) and who is paying their way.

05.9.2017

Nevada Rescinds Dangerous Article V Convention Call

The Nevada legislature moved today to protect every American’s fundamental rights by rescinding the state’s previous calls for an Article V constitutional convention.

04.14.2017

More than 200 organizations oppose calls for new constitutional convention, warn of dangers

Today 230 national, state, and local groups are releasing a letter in opposition to calls to convene a new constitutional convention.

03.15.2017

New Mexico Legislature Rescinds Call for Dangerous Constitutional Convention in the Face of Nationwide Special Interests Push

Today the New Mexico Legislature rescinded its call for an Article V constitutional convention that was originally passed in the 1979. The state lawmakers recognized the threat of a “runaway convention” which could result in major changes to the U.S. Constitution and its protections in a process bankrolled by special interests.

02.8.2017

New Bills Introduced in Kentucky Could Lead to a Constitutional Crisis

As out-of-state special interest groups try to advance dangerous calls for a new constitutional convention, Common Cause Kentucky is urging the legislature to reject these measures.

02.8.2017

Momentum Gains in Stopping a Constitutional Crisis

The call to rescind Maryland’s application for a dangerous Article V convention is gaining new momentum and support from legislative leaders, grassroots organizations, and constitutional rights and democracy reform groups.

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