Articles By: John Heidisch

The Constitutional Convention of 1787

Article V: An Appeal to Justice and Consanguinity

The topic of a Convention of States is a polarizing one. The movement and debate, is largely being held within conservative schools of thought. Article V of the Constitution has been historically interpreted as the Founders provision for regulating an out of control federal government. However, the idea of an Article V convention has met fervent opposition from many conservatives.

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