Call for a Federal Constitutional Convention

Passage of Senate Joint Resolution 102 and House Joint Resolution 87 would add Kentucky to the list of states to get to the 34 needed to open up the U.S. Constitution for change. These resolutions are directed at "fiscal restraint" and "limiting the powers and jurisdiction of the federal government" – which basically means that a wide variety of changes to our constitution could be proposed. 

Bill Sponsor(s): 
Sens. Hornback, Mills, McDaniel

KFTC's platform supports a healthy democracy. A Constitutional Convention would be a huge threat to our democracy. A Constitutional Convention under Article V of the US Constitution is unprescedented.

SJR 102 is assigned to the Senate Judiciary Committee. HJR 87 has been assigned to the House Elections, Constitutional Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs Committee.

SJR 102 / HJR 87 handout

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KFTC's Position: 
KFTC Opposes