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King to chair Article V hearing

 

Friends,

I know that many of you have followed the growing movement on issues relating to Article V of the U.S. Constitution. Today in the Committee on State & Federal Power & Responsibility we will hear testimony by national experts both for and against this effort to amend the Constitution.

I have included a witness list and a link to view the hearing online.

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Legislative Update: February 20, 2015

Legislative Update: February 20, 2015
It has been a very busy week in Austin. Committees have started to meet, and legislators are working hard to ensure we have a productive session. Here are some highlights from the last few days:Wise County DayThis week I had the privilege to introduce a resolution recognizing February 17 as Wise County Day at the Capitol. It was great to see so many folks from home in Austin. We had a very productive time working on issues important to District 61. I always enjoy seeing friends from the district. If you are ever in town please know the door is always open to constituents.

CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION LACKS SOUND JUDGMENT

The following by Senator Blutarsky is in response to an earlier post by John DeMayo:

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we the people-2Nothing to “debate”, Mr DeMayo…a con-con at this point, is like taking a butter knife to a gunfight. Having the moral and philosophical “high ground” does not constitute a formula for success.

Ask the men at the Alamo…….or Jews at the Warsaw ghettos. I will add just a few links for readers here to consider, with a snip from each.

http://benswann.com/nullification-vs-art-v-convention-why-mark-levin-is-wrong/

“Not only is an Article V constitutional convention not the right answer, it is the bullet to a loaded revolver pointed at the Constitution.

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Move to Amend and other leftist organizations endorsed an Article V Constitutional Convention of the States.

MerryLynn Gerstenschlager

MerryLynn Gerstenschlager

To all who tacitly approve of the notion of a Constitutional Convention under Article V, you are not alone!

There are many leftist organizations, including “Move to Amend”, that are also calling for a Constitution of States. I urge you to examine the Move to Amend website and review the extensive list of organizations that endorsed Move to Amend.

Are all these organizations and many others who oppose our conservative agenda going to step aside and offer no resistance to our efforts to preserve and strengthen our Constitution?

The following is offered for your consideration by Vice President of Texas Eagle Forum, MerryLynn Gerstenschlager:

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