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David Guldenschuh


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David Guldenschuh is a leader in the nationwide movement of states to call a convention of states pursuant to Article V of the U.S.

David Guldenschuh is a leader in the nationwide movement of states to call a convention of states pursuant to Article V of the U.S. Constitution to propose amendments to the Constitution to rein in our federal government and return a balance of power and federalism to the relationship between our federal and state governments. He is the publisher of the Article V Convention Legislative Progress Report, the only nationally recognized tracker of the status of all Article V legislation in the country.

Guldenschuh is the former Legislative Liaison Director for the Convention of States Project, where in 2014he led Georgia to become the first state in the country to pass the CoS Article V application for a convention of states. He presently serves as Special Counsel to the Balanced Budget Amendment Task Force, and is a member of the Board of Policy Advisors of the Heartland Institute, where he concentrates on constitutional reforms.

Perhaps more than any other individual in the country, Mr. Guldenschuh has established working relationships with virtually all groups and individuals working within the Article V movement. Mr. Guldenschuh is a 1981 cum laude graduate of the University of Notre Dame Law School, a member of the Bar of the United States Supreme Court, and has on multiple occasions been named one of Georgia's "Top Lawyers" by Atlanta Magazine.

Recent Articles and Publications

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January 31, 2018
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D., Jay Lehr, Peter Ferrara, Frederick D. Palmer, H. Sterling Burnett, Lennie Jarratt, Bette Grande, Tom Harris, James H. Rust, David S. D’Amato, Kenneth Haapala, David Guldenschuh, Corey DeAngelis , Wayne Allyn Root, J.T. Edwards, E. Calvin Beisner, Jane M. Orient, M.D., David L. Applegate, Howard L. Simons, William Briggs, Timothy Ball, Michelle Smith, Gerard Gianoli, M.D., Ronald D. Rotunda (1945 - 2018), Randal O’Toole, James Wanliss , Yuri Maltsev, Stephen B. Presser, Michael Schaus, Jim Waters, Russ McCullough, Christopher Garbacz
“The Heartland Institute has been advising many in the administration on climate and energy policy, so we were certainly encouraged and excited the president promoted his pro-energy, pro-America vision in his State of the Union Address.” - Tim Huelskamp
September 11, 2017
By David Guldenschuh
In ancient mythology, the phoenix was a symbol of rebirth. As its former life came to an end in a show of flames and spontaneous combustion, a newer, even better life was born from the ashes of its predecessor.
July 24, 2017
By David Guldenschuh
The federal government is incapable of fixing itself. Another mechanism is needed.
May 26, 2016
By David Guldenschuh
The Louisiana House of Representatives approved Senate Concurrent Resolution 52 on Wednesday afternoon, by a vote of 62 to 36.
December 16, 2015
By David Guldenschuh
A handbook prepared for state legislators considering an Article V application for a Convention of States on the single topic of proposing a balanced budget amendment to the U.S. Constitution.
November 16, 2015
By David Guldenschuh
This Heartland Policy Brief is a comprehensive overview of the most consequential social movement occurring in the United States today: the Article V movement.

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