Angela Bean, of the Madison Forum and Restore & Preserve the Constitution, spoke to the Madison Forum on Monday, October 10, 2016. She discussed the four amendments on the November ballot that will change our Georgia Constitution and the importance of knowing what you are voting for when casting your vote:
Amendment 1 Opportunity School Districts
Amendment 2 The Safe Harbor for Sexually Exploited Children Fund
Amendment 3 Judicial Qualification Commission
Amendment 4 Excise Tax on Fireworks Sales
Angela also advised, when voting in this election or others, if you aren’t sure how to vote on an issue, vote no… Read more...
Serious students of the Constitution know that the federal government is operating well beyond the bounds of the powers the states delegated to it. Those who defend this extra-constitutional power expansion argue that the Founders could not have envisioned the complexities and advanced technologies of the 21st century and therefore the need for corresponding additional federal powers.
In fact the Framers did anticipate the need to modify the Constitution to meet unforeseen future circumstances. That is the purpose of Article V which provides two methods for the states to amend the Constitution. (Congress may propose amendments, but … Read more...