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Subject:  Re: Here's why Libs don't get it Date:  1/10/2013  10:56 AM
Author:  eudaimon6 Number:  665546 of 734709

Why does it not hold water? Are you unfamiliar with Article V of the Constitution? Here's the text of Article V, for your convenience. I've bolded the relevant bit. In the unlikely event that support were to exist for scrapping the whole thing, what is there to prevent it? The 2nd Amendment could be repealed. The whole thing could be repealed. Unlikely, of course, but certainly not impossible.

The Congress, whenever two thirds of both Houses shall deem it necessary, shall propose Amendments to this Constitution, or, on the Application of the Legislatures of two thirds of the several States, shall call a Convention for proposing Amendments, which, in either Case, shall be valid to all Intents and Purposes, as Part of this Constitution, when ratified by the Legislatures of three fourths of the several States or by Conventions in three fourths thereof, as the one or the other Mode of Ratification may be proposed by the Congress; Provided that no Amendment which may be made prior to the Year One thousand eight hundred and eight shall in any Manner affect the first and fourth Clauses in the Ninth Section of the first Article; and that no State, without its Consent, shall be deprived of its equal Suffrage in the Senate.
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