View Single Post
Old 06-04-2019, 05:15 PM
octopus's Avatar
octopus is offline
Join Date: Apr 2015
Posts: 9,136
Originally Posted by Little Nemo View Post
Yes, there were conventions; that was the means by which the people chose whether or not to ratify the Constitution. That's my point.

If the Constitution had been a contract between states, it would have been sent to the various state governments for them to decide. It would have been treated like a treaty between sovereign nations.

Instead special conventions were called so that the people could decide whether to retain the current states they lived in or form a new country.
Did the public referendum on Brexit nullify UKs sovereignty?