Opinion: Just say no to a constitutional convention

via The Juneau Empire:

The Alaska Constitution calls for a ballot proposition every 10 years to call a constitutional convention. Since statehood, voters have rejected the idea, and we should do so again this November when it is on the ballot.

If the question for a constitutional convention is approved, it would be followed by another vote to elect delegates to a constitutional convention. Then, assuming this group of delegates can agree on anything, we would have follow-up votes on changes to our constitution.

When the constitution is opened, everything is on the table. Name any hot button issue in today’s special interest and social media-driven divisiveness and you could see it as a possible addition to, or retraction from our current constitution and rights.

Alaskans should just say no to a constitutional convention this November.

Read more at: The Juneau Empire.