Amending the Constitution By Convention: A More Complete View of the Founder’s Plan

Published December 1, 2010

Rob Natleson, senior fellow of the Independence Institute, presents his first policy study relating to amending the Constitution of the United States through an Article V convention. 

The study details how an Article V convention is called, the rules of a convention, and the role of Congress. With the inaction of Congress to solve the nation’s fiscal problems, Natleson provides a introductory look at how the Constitution can be amended through a convention. Some questions that are examined include: the convention agenda, the duties of Congress in calling a convention, and subject limitation of applications.

The Independence Institute published this study and was later re-printed by the Goldwater Institute.