Thursday, January 15, 2009

Baldwin: No Modern Convention

Chuck Baldwin, the Constitution Party's Presidential Candidate in 2008, is railing against the idea of a modern constitutional convention, which he says is only one or two states' votes shy from actually happening. The latest state to favor the convention could be Virginia.

From Third Party Watch: “If called, a modern Constitutional Convention could declare the U.S. Constitution to be null and void, and could completely rewrite the document. For example, former U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice Warren Burger once declared, ‘There is no effective way to limit or muzzle the actions of a Constitutional Convention. The Convention could make its own rules and set its own agenda,’” Baldwin wrote.

Read more here.

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