Skip to comments.Gov. Gavin Newsom Officially Calls for Convention to Change US Constitution
Posted on 09/15/2023 4:32:06 PM PDT by Publius
California Gov. Gavin Newsom is eyeing a change to the United States Constitution. The state's legislature on Thursday approved a resolution in support of Newsom's call for a 28th Constitutional amendment, according to the Los Angeles Times. The amendment would enshrine a list of Democratic gun-control policy priorities into federal law.
California is requesting a Constitutional convention to enshrine the amendment. For the amendment to be considered, two-thirds of state legislatures would have to vote in favor of a convention, according to the Times. The proposed "Right to Safety Amendment" would limit legal gun ownership to adults 21 and older, enact universal federal background checks on gun sales, create a mandatory "reasonable waiting period" for gun purchases, and ban the purchase of many forms of semiautomatic rifles. Newsom started touting the idea behind the amendment earlier this summer.
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Article V ping.
Change all you want. They’re out there and they’ll always be there.
Suck meatpole Gabby.
The pansy can’t even maintain control of his own state so he calls for the Feds to handicap the country so it models California.
What a huge embarrassing failure. California is now the a*@hole of the USA.
They need an amendment to undiscover gunpowder.
Picture the huge posters waving in the convention arena above the ecstatic crowd of Marxists....
Ho Chi Minh, Fidel, Che, Marx, Lenin, Stalin, FDR, AOC, Obama....
The Ahole can’t win nationally, so his road to POTUS will have to go through an appointment to replace Klamydia.
If it’s changed we can treat it like the Democrats treat the current constitution- like toilet paper. Why would they suddenly care about the law?
Let's get Texas to call for a "Security of a Free State Amendment."
The Constitution is fine Gav....piss off
It would seem that they’ve laid their plans to remove the Second Amendment.
They wouldn’t be calling for one if they didn’t believe they could impose their worldview on the rest of us.
Has Governor Hair Gel given up his 24/7/366 armed detail yet?
California never elected him. He cheated.
Like it or not, this is how it is supposed to be be done.
It's only power is to propose Constitutional Amendments that must be approved by two-thirds of the states.
A convention to propose amendments to the United States Constitution, also referred to as an Article V Convention, state convention, or amendatory convention is one of two methods authorized by Article Five of the United States Constitution whereby amendments to the United States Constitution may be proposed: two thirds of the State legislatures (that is, 34 of the 50) may call a convention to propose amendments, which become law only after ratification by three-fourths of the states (38 of the 50). The Article V convention method has never been used; but 33 amendments have been proposed by the other method, a two-thirds vote in both houses of Congress; and 27 of these have been ratified by three-fourths of the States.
Good test. People should be required to pass a similar test to be allowed to vote.
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