Pro-convention group proposes pledge to protect civil rights

A group called Just Reform Rhode Island is calling on others who back a Constitutional Convention to agree to a pledge — one in which convention backers, regardless of their stances on key issues, would agree that a convention should not result in the curtailment of “individual civil rights.”

Among the rights the pledge would protect: gun rights, the rights of “documented and undocumented immigrants,” and reproductive rights, including abortion.

Read the full article in Providence Journal