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February 7, 2014 12:00 AM

FERGUSON: Constitutional convention gains support in Georgia

Back in September of last year I wrote a column where I suggested that we need to have a federal constitutional convention to generate some new amendments to help reign in the power of our increasingly oppressive federal government. And since the career politicians who haunt Washington, D.C., are unlikely to ever get on board with anything that would end up limiting the perks and privileges they currently enjoy, I further suggested that for this to happen it would take a coalition of state governments joining together to call for such a convention.

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