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Lawmakers say no to constitutional convention

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  • CHS 85 Sandy, UT
    Feb. 11, 2011 11:30 p.m.

    Isn't there anything important to take care of this session beside tea party statements?

  • PeanutGallery Salt Lake City, UT
    Feb. 11, 2011 2:35 p.m.

    These amendments are a good idea, but a constitutional convention is not, because it's too undefined and potentially uncontrollable. It would leave the entire Constitution wide open for mischief pushed by radical activist groups with lots of marketing money. We have too much to lose. Rather than taking that risk, just channel these amendments through the NORMAL amendment process.

  • Furry1993 Somewhere in Utah, UT
    Feb. 11, 2011 7:44 a.m.

    WOW! The State legislature actually did something sensible. I'm amazed.