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 States 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..