Eagle Forum http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Federal repeal measure divides Mo. conservatives http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/federal-repeal-measure-divides-mo-conservatives <p>A proposal seeking a constitutional convention to allow states to repeal federal laws has divided some conservatives in the <a href="http://www.house.mo.gov/">Missouri House</a>.</p><p>The resolution by Jefferson City Republican<a href="http://www.house.mo.gov/member.aspx?district=114"> Jay Barnes</a> urges Congress to call a convention to draft a constitutional amendment allowing states to repeal federal laws, if two-thirds vote to do so.</p><p>But debate stalled on the measure this past week without reaching a vote.</p> Fri, 18 Feb 2011 18:49:09 +0000 The Associated Press 564 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Federal repeal measure divides Mo. conservatives