Article V Convention Forum

VFW Post 5381
750 Route 10 West
Whippany, New Jersey 07981

Tuesday, February 11, 2014
7:00 PM to 9:30 PM (EST)

PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED (see note below) Cost: We will ask a $5 donation to VFW to cover rental space charges.

This forum will present pro and con information on holding an Article V Convention of the States to propose amendments to the U.S. Constitution. This is an information meeting, not a debate. Materials and information will be available from our presenters:

Pro: The Convention of States Project by Citizens for Self-Governance, Mr. Michael Farris.

Con: The John Birch Society, Mr. John McManus


Information about a Constitutional Convention:

Ron Paul Opposes a Constitutional Convention:

Ron Paul On Constitutional Convention

Dear Friend:

Thank you for expressing your concern that attempting to roll back the dangerous expansion of government power through constitutional amendment will bring about a constitutional convention. You are indeed correct that a modern constitutional convention, given today's political climate, would be dangerous to liberty by leaving us open to sudden, sweeping change in our government.


Ron Paul


John Birch Society Opposes Mark Levin's Constitutional Convention:


State Legislators Warn Against a Constitutional Convention

The New American articles about a Constitutional Convention:

Levin's Risky Proposal: A Constitutional Convention

Mark Levin’s new book, The Liberty Amendments, which calls for an Article V constitutional convention, ignores the very real risks of harmful changes to the Constitution.

Levin, Limbaugh, Hannity Calling for Con-Con

In his book Liberty Amendments radio host Mark Levin is calling for a new constitutional convention. Rush Limbaugh and Sean Hannity have joined him in this effort.

Eight Simple Questions Expose Dangers of a Constitutional Convention

John Birch Society CEO Art Thompson suggests asking eight simple questions to expose the dangers of a constitutional convention.

Dangers of a Constitutional Convention

A constitutional convention would be an ineffective and risky method for getting the federal government back under control.

Constitutional Convention: 10-Point Refutation

The Goldwater Institute has published a document entitled “10 Facts to Rebut the Mythology of a Runaway Convention,” but an examination of the Institute's Facts show that the threat of a runaway Constitutional Convention (Con Con) is real.

States Should Enforce, Not Revise, the Constitution!

The states should rein in our out-of-control federal government by enforcing the Constitution through nullification of unconstitutional federal laws, rather than by revising the Constitution through an inherently risky constitutional convention process.

Who Needs a New Constitutional Convention?

Those who wish to centralize power and turn the Constitution on its head may have their way if we succumb to the calls for an Article V constitutional convention.

Tom DeWeese: Powerful Forces Now Calling for a Constitutional Convention

Once a Constitutional Convention (Con Con) is in place, there is no controlling the agenda.