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Kelly Townsend: States Look to Amend the Constitution Through Article V

October 17, 2017

Kelly Townsend, Arizona State Representative and Chairman of the Arizona Planning Convention, explains how a Convention of the States can solve the problems that the federal government refuses to address.

Kelly Townsend, Arizona State Representative and Chairman of the Arizona Planning Convention, explains how a Convention of the States can solve the problems that the federal government refuses to address.

Townsend is a Navy veteran and has an accomplished background in corporate management and health care. She was elected to the Arizona State Legislature in 2012, and has been named the Most Conservative Legislator by the AZ Republican Alliance as well as a Champion of the Taxpayer by Americans for Prosperity.

In this podcast, Townsend discusses why she ran for the Arizona State House of Representatives in 2012.  Townsend describes her legislative achievements and her current position as State House Majority Whip. She gives her views on the recent Arizona Planning Convention, and explains her role as the chairman of the convention.  Townsend believes that a Convention of the States under Article V of the Constitution is the only way that the country can solve some of the most vexing problems that Congress and the Executive branch are unable or unwilling to address.  She provides an excellent analysis of the events in Arizona and responds to common critiques from those who oppose the Article V movement.

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Constitutional Reform
Author
Chris Talgo