…to Aid in Understanding Article V
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A list of all Article V movements that have at least one state legislature supporting their effort and are currently active.
Resources for determining which states have adopted Article V applications, and the status of those applications.
Throughout the legislative year Georgia Attorney David Guldenschuh produces monthly updates on the progress of various Article V efforts on a single-page. It is a handy quick reference piece that scores each effort on their progress toward getting 34 states to adopt specific applications. The most recent Progress Report is posted here.
A list of web sites, not related to any particular Article V movement, that provide extensive information about Article V.
Numerous articles are available on the background of Article V and the history of conventions of states/colonies.
Dozens of well-researched papers and publications providing current guidance on Article V issues. Research by topic:
• Counsel on Drafting an Article V Application
• Misc. Article V-Related Resource Papers
• Resources on the “Runaway Convention” Question
• Resources on the Question of Limiting an Article V Convention
• Resources on the Potential for Litigation when 34th Application is Reached
• Resources on the Question of Congress’ Involvement in an A5 Convention
• Resources on History of the Phrase “Convention of States”
This list includes a sampling of the numerous books that have been written about the Constitution with varying emphasis on Article V.
Articles that address the oft raised claim that the 1787 Constitutional Convention ran away, that the Founders went beyond their authority.
Articles that address the reasons why restraint is needed in America’s federal spending and debt.
Articles that address the issues surrounding lengthy Congressional terms and their impact on federal leadership and decision-making.
Articles addressing the various reasons groups seek to use Article V to propose a Constitutional provision preventing multiple-subject Congressional bills.
Articles that address the importance of the concept of federalism to the American form of government.
This file offers assistance in getting accurate press coverage about Article V.