Kearney, NE - A push for historic legislation made its way to Kearney Saturday. LR-35 would include Nebraska in a call for a convention of states. It's a way to propose an amendment to the U.S. Constitution that has never been used before. The method more commonly used is a two-thirds vote of Congress. State Senator Laura Ebke, of Crete, is leading the charge in Nebraska.
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It is a fascinating initiative. I am not yet awfully knowledgeable about the details, but it does look to me like an important and most welcome move toward invigorating the constitutional debate with a much called for inclusion of the perspectives and concerns at the state level.
I am looking forward to learn more about the initiative and hope to continue to report here on its progress.