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  • Unconstitutional? Extra-Constitutional? What’s the Difference?

    Unconstitutional? Extra-Constitutional? What’s the Difference?0

    • April 24, 2018

    You often hear that an action is “constitutional” or “unconstitutional.” More rarely, you hear the term “extra-constitutional.” Exactly how do these words differ? An action is constitutional if taken in accordance with a governing constitution. The governing constitution may be written or unwritten. In Britain, to become law a bill must pass the House of

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  • How the False Stories Against An Amendments Convention Got Started

    How the False Stories Against An Amendments Convention Got Started0

    • April 17, 2018

    This column first appeared in The Hill on April 2, 2018. We are witnessing a renewal and quickening of a 50-year old campaign to dissuade Americans from calling a convention for proposing constitutional amendments. Like voter suppression efforts, the campaign uses fear and disinformation to discourage citizens from exercising an important constitutional right. Article V of the Constitution permits the

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  • Responding to Fears of an Amendments Convention

    Responding to Fears of an Amendments Convention0

    • March 23, 2018

    Of course, the political establishment doesn’t want you to exercise this constitutional right. So they use the same tactics vote-suppressors use: disinformation and fear.

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