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Opponents: Constitutional Convention Has No Popular Support

Clip: Season 1500 Episode 1549 | 4m 54s

Wisconsin could become the 28th of 34 states needed to force a convention to add a budget amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Jay Heck, executive director of Common Cause in Wisconsin, says he is worried that a convention could be used to overturn existing laws and amendments. "There are no rules stipulated anywhere which govern such a convention," he says. "There's no popular support for this."

Aired: 06/16/17

Rating: TV-G

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