While one can certainly sympathize with Sen. Tom Coburn and other "conservative" proponents of a constitutional convention who are sincerely concerned with any infringement on the rights of the states by the expanding federal government, what the nation needs now is not a new Constitution, or a multitude of amendments. Federal government officials simply need to follow our present Constitution.
On Christmas Eve, December 24, the United Nations' global gun-grabbing effort, the Arms Trade Treaty, entered into force.
Just in the last few weeks, the Obama administration has proposed or imposed over 1,200 new regulations on the American people that will add even more to the already crushing $2 trillion per year cost burden of the federal regulatory machine.
Judge David Tatel of the District of Columbia’s Circuit Court of Appeals rejected another attempt to force the EPA to regulate bullets and shotgun shells out of existence.
The NSA has been forced to admit it has violated Americans' personal privacy thousands of times — and even transgressed its own insanely loose rules — with warrantless surveillance, thanks to a lawsuit by the American Civil Liberties Union. The NSA released a series of quarterly reports from 2001 through 2013 revealing many ongoing privacy violations against Americans on its website in a document dump just before the Christmas holiday.