On Wednesday, June 14, the Convention of States Project will host an open house to inform and discuss with Commonwealth voters its efforts to amend the U.S. Constitution. The event is free and open to the public. Through Article V, the People and the States are empowered to protect themselves from an over-burdening federal government by proposing amendments to the Constitution.
Virginia’s elected Delegates and State Senators have been invited to attend and address constituent questions about their support for a Convention of States. Leaders from COS Project’s all-volunteer team will explain how the Article V amendment proposing convention process works, what the COS Project has achieved nationally and in Virginia, and discuss the way forward.
The Convention of States Project is a non-partisan, non-profit, grassroots organization that is active in all 50 states. Twelve states have called for a COS, which can only propose amendments that then must be ratified by three-fourths (38) of the states before becoming the law of the land.