On Thursday, December 4, the Convention of States Project sponsored the breakfast session at the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) meeting in Washington, D.C.

Mark Levin – Convention of States Project legal board member, nationally syndicated radio talk show host, and Constitutional expert – spoke on behalf of Article V and the project.

“You, legislators are the last line of defense for liberty,” Levin said. His 30-minute speech to almost 1,200 attendees did not disappoint. Kuala Lumpur. He described our nation as “post-Constitutional and made the case that now is the time to use constitutional means to rein in the runaway federal leviathan, and that Article V gives us a way to do it.

The Washington Examiner called Levin’s speech “a huge boost” for the “building national movement for a constitutional convention of states.”

The following is Levin’s speech in its entirety. Please share!

About The Author

Mark Meckler

Mark was a co-founder of the Tea Party Patriots, and served as the national coordinator. He left the organization to work more broadly on expanding the self-governance movement beyond the partisan divide. Mark appears regularly on television in outlets as diverse as MSNBC, ABC, NBC, Fox News, CNN, Bloomberg, Fox Business and the BBC. He’s highly sought after for the tea party perspective from print and electronic media outlets, from the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, L.A. Times, Washington Examiner, Politico and the The Hill. Mark blogs at MarkMeckler.com, and his opinion editorials regularly run in many of the leading political newspapers both on and offline. Mark has a BA in English from San Diego State University and graduated with honors from University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law in 1988. He practiced real estate and business law for almost a decade. For the last eleven years of his legal career he specialized in Internet advertising law. When not fighting for the future of our nation, Mark is an avid horseman, and lives in rural northern California with his wife Patty and two children.

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