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Constitutional Convention

The House of Representatives is expected to vote on a proposed amendment to the U.S. Constitution to require a balanced budget (BBA) this week.

The League joined constitutional rights and public interest groups in opposing calls for an Article V Constitutional Convention.

LWVUS joined LWVMD and 40 other national and local organizations supporting rescission of a resolution that calls for an Article V Constitutional Convention.

The League of Women Voters joined with 269 national organizations urging members of the House and Senate to oppose any balanced budget amendment to the United State​s Constitution.

"Procedural safeguards must be put in place to protect democratic values and ensure that any proposed amendments reflect the concerns of citizens,” said President MacNamara..