The Constitution for the United States of America
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 1808, 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.
This Paragraph establishes the method to be used in Amending our Constitution.
As you can see, there are no provisions set forth by which the States are to notify anyone concerning their ratification of the proposed Amendment, thus, the State can choose any method they want, or choose to not say anything at all. The notion that there has to be notification is not a part of the Constitution.
Let us point out once more, because We, the People, are the creators of the Constitution we are not bound by the provisions of the Constitution. If We, the People, decide to make a change in order to better secure our safety and happiness, then we simply put the change in writing, hold a national referendum of some sort, and notify our public servants that we have made changes.
The method outlined herein is the method that We, the People, established for our Public Servants to propose a change back to their Sovereign Masters.
The people alway have the right to present initiatives to any level of government created by them. Such government may not unreasonably restrict the ability of the people to place the initiative before the people for vote. However, the people specifically retain their right to amend or abolish their form of government and to create a new government laying its power and organizing its form in such manner as shall seem most likely to effect their safety and happiness.
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