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Wisconsin ready to move in support of a Convention of States to limit Washington, D.C.

COS Project Co-Founder, Mark Meckler and Founding Board Member, Eric O’Keefe will be at the at Wisconsin Capitol for a meet-and-greet with legislators January 20-21, 2016. Citizens interested in meeting legislators are encouraged to join Meckler & O’Keefe on the West Capitol Entrance (State Street) steps at 12noon CST.

Convention of States Co-founder, Mark Meckler, and Founding Board Member, Eric O’Keefe will be in Madison, Wisconsin January 20 – 21, for meet-and-greet opportunities with state legislators. Every day Americans dissatisfaction with the status quo in Washington, D.C. grows and Article V gives state legislators the opportunity to reclaim their power from the federal government. Political and policy losses in the Badger state evidence that growing unrest of citizens to relinquish liberty to elite power brokers on Capitol Hill. Legislators interested in learning more are urged to contact Rep. Bob Gannon, 58th Assembly District, t: (608) 264-8486 to schedule a meeting.

The COS Project’s proposed use of Article V to return decision making to the states and the people have reached mainstream frenzy with recent endorsements by presidential candidate Sen. Marco Rubio, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, Thomas Sowell, American economist and South Carolina Congressman Jeff Duncan. 

Washington has grown too big and has overstepped its constitutionally limited powers,” said Mark Meckler, President of Citizens for Self-Governance and co-founder of the Convention of States Project. “The ultimate keepers of the rule of law and the Constitution are the people.  Their power is exercised through the state legislatures, where decisions are made closer to the people.  An Article V Convention is the ultimate exercise of this power.”

More and more statesmen and constitutional experts are stepping up to urge citizens and state legislators to use this constitutional tool before it is too late.  

These include such well-known political figures as retired U.S. Senator Tom Coburn (OK), Mark Levin, Sean Hannity, Glenn Beck, Gov. Mike Huckabee, Gov. Sarah Palin, Gov. John Kasich, Gov. Bobby Jindal and Col. Allen West, Senator Marco Rubio and Thomas Sowell. They are joined by conservative legal heavyweights Robert P. George (Chairman of the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom), Randy Barnett (mastermind behind Obamacare challenge), C. Boyden Gray (Bush 41 Counsel Ambassador), Mat Staver (VP and Prof. of Law at Liberty University), Andrew McCarthy (former Chief Asst. U.S. Atty. for NY, who led terrorism prosecution against the “Blind Sheik”), Dr. John Eastman, (Dir. Ctr. For Const. Jurisprudence – Chapman Univ. Fowler School of Law), Charles Cooper (outside counsel for NRA, clerk for Justice Rehnquist, and Asst. Atty. Gen. for Office of Legal Counsel, Reagan Administration), and Professor Nelson Lund (2nd Amendment scholar, George Mason University School of Law).