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Response to Omaha Steve (Original post)

Fri Apr 23, 2021, 07:00 PM

5. People need to dial back the hysteria about this possibility...

The "hair on fire" alarmists always seem to frame it as, if enough states call for a convention, such an assembly meets and can drastically rewrite the U.S. Constitution by itself, and the result automatically becomes the new law of the land. That's simply not true -- even if such a convention were held, any revisions adopted by it still would have to be ratified thereafter by three-quarters of the states, just the same as if a proposed constitutional amendment were passed by Congress. It's not some tricky way of instituting a covert coup, folks.

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