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adopted a resolution calling for a convention, a dozen legislators introduced have introduced one and are lobbying for its passage. The constitution isn’t perfect. There are many rights we hold dear which are not guaranteed within it—the right to vote, the right to privacy, and so much more. But that should not encourage wishful, delusional thinking about the existential threat a constitutional convention poses. Throughout our history, the mere threat of a convention was enough to spur Congress to act. That is not something we can count on anymore. This is not a fight we can risk losing, because the rules of the fight itself is on the table. ●

Questions & Lies  

Questions & Lies is about the emotional toll of the politics of grievance and fear: immigration, climate change, transphobia, wealth hoardin...

Questions & Lies  

Questions & Lies is about the emotional toll of the politics of grievance and fear: immigration, climate change, transphobia, wealth hoardin...

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