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Don Fotheringham

Don Fotheringham is a Marine Corps veteran of World War II, a former teacher at Snow College, and a member of The Academy of Political Science. In 1986 he joined Citizens to Protect the Constitution and since then has testified at numerous legislative hearings to stop state applications for a constitutional convention. In 1995 Don organized the opposition to Utah Gov. Leavitt’s “Conference of States,” an attempt to get a convention under a different name. He writes for the Freedom First website and is author of The President Makers, available at amazon.com.

During the 2019 session of the Utah State Legislature, a powerful lobby known as the “Convention of States Action” (COS) succeeded in getting the Republican leadership to maneuver SJR-9 through the Utah Legislature.  SJR-9 is COS’s application for Congress to call a convention under Article V of the U.S. Constitution. …