Choose Freedom — STOP A CON-CON
Article V of the Constitution is clear about the two ways to pass amendments. Also clear is what happened in 1787 when the Constitution was written. The convention to amend the Articles of Confederation wrote an entirely new Constitution, which was outside of its scope. Ratification rules were rewritten in order to ensure passage. Are we confident that the Constitution would not be rewritten and ratification rules not thrown out? The John Birch Society stands opposed to calling for a convention, but supports amending the Constitution through Congress. However, the better solution is to obey the Constitution to rein in the federal government, not amend a document that is ignored.
Take action today by letting your state legislators know of the dangers of an Article V Convention. Then learn more, so you can educate others and enlist their help.
- NEW 59-min. Video - The Article V Convention: What are they not telling you?
- The Solution Is the Constitution, Not Article V (PDF)
- NEW - The New BBA Con-Con Threat (PDF)
- NEW - Save the Constitution by Rescinding Article V Convention Applications (PDF)
- NEW - State Applications for a Balanced Budget Amendment Article V Convention (detailed analysis by state, 1955-2015)
- 6-min. Video, May 12, 2015 - Three Oklahoma legislators tell how Article V convention applications were defeated in Oklahoma due to concern over 'runaway' conventions.
- Distribute Reprints of 'The New BBA Con-Con Threat'
- NEW 7-min. Video: A Crash Course on a Constitutional Convention
- NEW 9-min. Video: Did Justice Scalia Actually Endorse a Constitutional Convention?
- STOP A CON-CON Educational Tools Available From ShopJBS.org