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Is the 28th amendment legitimate.

I got an e-mail that said 35 states have sued the Federal government for imposing laws on then that do not apply to congress and that there may be a constitutional convention to put the following amendment in place. Is this accurate?

"Congress shall make no law that applies to the citizens of the United States that does not apply equally to the Senators and/or Representatives; and, Congress shall make no law that applies to the Senators and/or Representatives that does not apply equally to the citizens of the United States ..."

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There is no officially proposed 28th Amendment. While most everyone agrees that Congress should be held accountable and not exempted from the law I think most of the talk about a 28th Amendment is populist bluster. As far as I know members of Congress are not officially exempt from the law. It's just that they get away with stuff because they have money and power. It would be like making a new law that says it's illegal to break the law, meaningless.
There are also some proposed amendments to the amendment that sound good but when you look into it they are dangerous.
I think it's extremely unlikely that this so called amendment would be Ratified.

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not true. they just exempted themselves
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Are you referring to an exemption from Obamacare? According to FactCheck.org there is no such bill in congress at this time. I wouldn't put it past them to try though.
I wouldn't be opposed to such an amendment as a prophylactic measure but a new constitutional convention wouldn't be the way to do it. That would be very dangerous. Since the traditional way to amend the constitution requires it to be initiated by congress that seems very unlikely to me for obvious reasons.
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Actually, I heard something on the radio about that today. Disgusting. They pass the law and try to exempt themselves from it. I might have more to say when I learn more.
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they trying to scare ya

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Your answer is not helpful. More detail would be appreciated! Is there any basis to the e-mail. Is there such an amendment?
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I am just glad the " we the people " are trying these things. IMO they need to be made accountable and held in check and responsible.

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