Political Parties Issue Calls for Constitutional Amendment Conventions
Both major political parties are embracing the idea of using the Article V amendment process to enact constitutional changes, but they disagree on what changes should be made to how the federal government operates.
During an interview with a sports-talk radio host in Seattle, Washington, a prominent National Football League star player called on lawmakers to stop using taxpayer money to subsidize stadiums for privately owned sports teams.
Accepting the Republican Party’s nomination in July, New York City businessman Donald Trump declared himself a standard-bearer for voters who believe there is increasing unrest and violence in the country.
In the wake of the U.S. Senate voting to lower trade barriers on catfish meat imported from other countries, a group of U.S. House lawmakers are blocking a vote on repealing food inspection rules currently in effect.
While governments at all levels struggle to achieve their claimed desire to lead people out of poverty, a small group of in Alabama is tackling the problem directly, without the need for taxpayer funds or government administration.