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Plague that is #Koch has sprd beynd realm of #GOPTaxScams, crushing unions, poisoning envirnmt & educ'n sys
Their ult goal is 2 Rewrite USConstitution at #ConventionOfStates & they're close 2 obtaining state votes req'd 2 do so
Thread 🔽outlines strategy 2 Stop them
As seen in meme above, there R presently 10 states w active Article V #ConventionOfStates legsln in their legislatures
In this thread I'll B including info-filled posts created by my team that ID Res'n #s, pretext given 4 calling #ConCon & contact info needed 2 block
💥A special note 2 keep in mind 💥
Pls let go of any preconception that a state is "safe" because state legslr is primarily Democrat
Likewise pls do NOT fall into trap of believing resln's cannot B blocked if legislature is primarily Republican
Let's Begin...
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This is flying under the radar in the chaos: A Constitution of States Convention under Article V.

If just 6 more states sign on, it’ll be a Constitutional Crisis like we’ve never seen. 1/


Today, a total of 28 states have signed on to hold a Convention of States under Article V.

A 2/3 majority (or 34 states) are required to make this happen. 2/


Very few know a Convention of States is backed by both the Koch’s and Mercer’s powerful special interests and money.

Well, Hillary warned us... 3/


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There are only 2 ways to amend our Constitution. Option 1 has been used 27 times and Option 2, has not been used to amend the Constitution. Why?
Calling for a Convention of the States has recently been a focus funded by the very wealthy Koch Bros.
The carrots they dangle to attract you are:

1. Balanced Budget
2. Term Limits for

Sounds good right?
Yes, a Balanced Budget & Term Limits Amendments are reasonable, but here's the problem- the Koch Bros. want to use Option 2, a Constitutional Convention of the States to amend our Constitution.
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