NYCLU Weighs In On Con Con

In an oped penned for the NY Daily News, NY Civil Liberties Union Director Donna Lieberman writes in opposition to the constitutional convention: “Once delegates get to work, they can make up whatever convention rules they want. There is no limit to the changes delegates can propose, no guide for how they submit them to the voters, and no requirement for transparency or public oversight.In addition, the delegates are likely to be loyalists from each district’s dominant political party. In 1967, the last time New York held a convention, most delegates were political players — incumbent or former representatives. Any notion that those running the convention would be representative of “the people” is sheer fantasy.”

The entire article can be accessed here: http://bit.ly/2yGo9oS

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