As our federal government careens more and more out of compliance with the Constitution, some conservatives (and some liberals) tell us that what’s needed is an Article V convention for proposing amendments to the Constitution. That’s right. Incredibly, their solution for government not obeying the Constitution is to change the Constitution.
However, the best solution is for more and more voters to hold their representatives and senators in Congress accountable to the Constitution. Fortunately, The New American newsmagazine has been publishing “The Freedom Index: A Congressional Scorecard Based on the U.S. Constitution” for nearly 30 years. “The Freedom Index” provides scorecards for every member of Congress on ten key votes four times every two-year session of Congress.
FK – Can’t agree with the Birchers on everything since they’re terrified of the ‘m’ word, but they’ve done a lot of good.