WEST ALEXANDRIA — If you want change, you take action. That’s just what Convention of States (COS) Volunteers are doing.
On Saturday, April 9, COS volunteers met at Buckeye Jakes in West Alexandria to discuss COS and how “We the People” can use Article V of the Constitution to restore the balance of power between the states and federal government. Also discussed were Ohio state legislature updates, and local volunteer opportunities.
“People are fed up with the vaccine mandates, the 30 Trillion in debt; open borders; loss of our energy independence; and the erosion of our Constitutional Rights”, said Ginnie Morgan, Southwest Ohio Grassroots Coordinator and District Captain for Convention of States.
Convention of States believes that Washington D.C. is broken and has no intention of fixing itself. Elections alone cannot fix the problem. The time is now for a limited Article V Convention of States. Although the Constitution, under Article V established a framework for limited federal power and expansive personal freedoms, self-interested politicians and activist court rulings have destroyed federalism.
Article V of the Constitution provides a way for the states to take back control from Washington insiders and corrupt politicians and give it back to the people in their states. It is the best solution to limit the power, scope and jurisdiction of the federal government.
“We the People” can rebalance our governmental system and counter the dysfunction in Washington. It’s the States that created and gave power to the Federal Government, not the other way around.
The Convention of States Project supports three amendments 1.) Fiscal Restraints/Balance Budget 2.) Reign in Federal Overreach 3.) Term Limits for Congress.
COS is a grassroots army reaching every state legislature in the country. It is organized in 50 states, including over five million volunteers, supporters and advocates committed to stopping the federal government’s abuse of power.
Nineteen states, Alaska, Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Arkansas, Tennessee, Indiana, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Arizona, North Dakota, Texas, Wisconsin, South Carolina, Utah, Mississippi, Massachusetts, West Virginia and Missouri, have passed the Article V resolution since the project’s founding in 2013.
In Ohio, Convention of States resolution HJR1 has been proposed in the House, and is pending a vote in committee. Local Representative for District 43 Rodney Creech is a co-sponsor of the bill.
Convention of States has also been proposed in the Senate, SJR-4. Over 100,000 Ohioans support COS and have signed petitions.
If you support Ohio joining the other 19 states to reign in the power of our out-of-control Federal Government contact your state representative and let your voice be heard.
There are many ways to support Convention of States 1.) Sign the petition at conventionofstates.com. 2.) Get involved as a volunteer by block walking; attending festivals, fairs, conventions, gun shows; putting up pamphlets at a local business; having a COS representative conduct an information session at a group meeting; joining the prayer team; putting up a COS sign in your yard; or by joining one of its many coalitions i.e. Veterans for COS; Nurses for COS; Business owners for COS; Doctors for COS etc.
If you wish to contact your local COS Follow Up Team member, contact Tara Gasaway at 513-716-0504 or [email protected]. For more information visit www.ConventionofStates.com. The Convention of States Project is a Project of Citizens for Self-Governance, a 501 (c)(3) organization. COS is funded by grassroots citizen patriot volunteers committed to protecting our freedoms and the future of the United States of America.