EDITOR’S NOTE: Happy New Year, patriots and friends alike.
There is nothing more refreshing than starting 2018 by resuming the good fight to preserve our liberties.
Just received the following alert from Judi Caler via Publius Huldah. As usual, we ask that you please follow up by making your voices heard. Please also share with others asking them to do the same.
As always, time is off the essence. Thank you.
Please send letters to the legislators – they need to hear from those who oppose an Article V convention – and please forward this to your lists.
Remember! You can copy and paste the addresses in the blocks provided – so once you have your basic letter of opposition drafted [it can be short!], it just takes a few minutes to blast all the legislators on the list!
Please be sure to read – keep handy – share – print out – the linked flyer. In two entertaining pages, it makes the case against an Article V convention. click on the hyperlinks for the proof.
———- Forwarded message ———-
From: Judi Caler
Date: Wed, Jan 3, 2018 at 2:27 AM
Subject: URGENT Blast Alert against IOWA HJR 12 and SJR 8
To: Judi Caler
Happy New Year and welcome to the 2018 legislative sessions!
Iowa is dangerously close to becoming state #13 for COS. The following COS applications are being carried over from Iowa’s 2017 session where they almost passed: HJR 12 and SJR 8. A proposed amendment to SJR 8 would make it identical to HJR 12.
These resolutions circumvented the usual legislative process where public opposition is heard. HJR 12 passed the House with less than an hour debate on a near straight party vote last March, just a week after it was introduced. The session ended soon afterwards, with SJR 8 on the Senate calendar.
At the close of the 2017 session last April, both bills were sent to the Senate State Government Committee which sponsored and previously passed SJR 8. They can be approved and sent to the full Senate for a final vote any time after the legislature convenes on Monday Jan. 8th.
This VIDEO (at 0:55) features COS General Counsel Robert Kelly explaining that COS intends to “amend” the bulk of the Constitution should a convention be called!
Below is a handout specifically for Iowa legislators explaining why they should OPPOSE these applications.
You could let the Republican legislators know that an Article V convention is highly controversial among conservatives. These bills were rushed through the legislative process without benefit of expert conservative opposition; the legislators should set the bills aside for further study so that they can understand the serious implications of their vote.
Please write to all 50 Iowa Senators and urge them to VOTE NO on HJR 12, SJR 8, and any other legislation asking Congress to call an Article V convention.
29 Republican Senators plus 1 former Republican (Dear Senator):
20 Democratic Senators (Dear Senator):
Thank you for defending our Constitution!