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Rob Natelson discusses Constitutional Reform and the Arizona Planning Convention.

September 18, 2017

Rob Natelson, Policy Advisor for The Heartland Institute, explains the Article V process of amending the Constitution, and why he believes it is the best way to limit the growth of the federal government.

Rob Natelson, Policy Advisor for The Heartland Institute, explains the Article V process of amending the Constitution, and why he believes it is the best way to limit the growth of the federal government.  Natelson also provides valuable insight regarding the Arizona Planning Convention and the future of the constitutional reform movement.

Natelson is widely acknowledged to be the country’s leading scholar on the Constitution's amendment procedure. He is the author of The Original Constitution: What It Actually Said and Meant and co-author of The Origins of the Necessary and Proper Clause, a book based primarily on his groundbreaking research. He is also a senior fellow in Constitutional Jurisprudence at the Independence Institute and at the Montana Policy Institute. He was law professor for a quarter of a century, serving at three different universities.

In this podcast, Natelson discusses the history of state conventions from the colonies to the present day.  He explains the current state of the constitutional reform movement and how Article V can implement real and lasting reform.  Natelson also gives his opinion on the historic Arizona Planning Convention, and offers his advice to anyone who wants to become involved in the constitutional reform movement.

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Robert G. “Rob” Natelson is widely acknowledged to be the country’s leading scholar on the Constitution's amendment procedure, and among the leaders on several other topics.
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