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General News    H3'ed 2/23/17

Why We Could Be on the Verge of a Constitutional Apocalypse; by Les Leopold

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'If Republicans get full control of a few more State Houses, they will have the frightening power to amend the Constitution into their own authoritarian image. They now control 32 state legislatures and 33 governorships, with majorities in both state legislative chambers as well as the governorships in 25 states. The Democrats have total control in only six states and legislative control in two more. (See here.) If the GOP achieves veto-proof control in 38 states, they can do something that has never been done before—hold a constitutional convention, and then ratify new amendments that are put forth.What now? We need to turn the anti-Trump resistance into a common national movement that binds us together and directly confronts runaway inequality. Such a movement requires the following: ...'

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