N. Y. Assembly Rejects Petition to Call Constitutional Convention
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N. Y. Assembly Rejects Petition to Call Constitutional Convention

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(Jewish Daily Bulletin)

The Assembly Judiciary Committee last night voted 8 to 3 to kill the Cuvillier resolution calling upon Congress for a constitutional convention to amend or repeal the Eighteenth Amendment.

The action was taken by a strictly party vote, with all the Democratic members supporting the New York assemblyman in the demand for the summoning of a convention. With the resolution all the other Cuvillier proposals for amending the Volstead Law and for securing a variety of actions by Congress were killed.


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