New Research: State-Initiated Amendments to Repair Our Constitutional Republic

By Editor
The Pelican Institute has released three pieces of research to clear the air over the National Debt Relief Amendment and other Article V amendments. Escalating debt and an unrestrained federal government suggest the time is overdue for a state-initiated amendment to the U.S. Constitution.

TAGS: Article V Amendment, Federal Debt, National Debt Relief Amendment, Noble Ellington, Pelican Institute for Public Policy

North Dakota the First to Pass New Tactic Against Federal Debt

By Fergus Hodgson
The National Debt Relief Amendment, which would mandate state approval before increases in the federal debt limit, has now passed in North Dakota. At least seven other states have equivalent resolutions either pending or with pledged sponsors, for what would be the first ever state initiated amendment to the U.S. Constitution.

TAGS: Curtis Olafson, Kirk Talbot, National Debt Relief Amendment, Nick Lorusso, North Dakota