Notes of Debates in the Federal Convention of 1787
by James Madison
Hawke v. Smith, 253 U.S. 221 (1920) – U.S. Supreme Court Case
The fact that the amendment passed in Ohio despite a majority of voters voting against it demonstrates that constitutional amendments can be ratified against the wishes of the people of a state due to the work of powerful groups and not the people themselves.
“In the final analysis, the question what sort of convention?” is not likely to be resolved unless or until the 34-state threshold has been crossed and a convention assembles.”
– CRS Report page 27
But by then, it will be too late to stop it. See former US Supreme Court Chief Justice Warren Burger’s letter confirming this.
Further Research Against Convention of States
(References on our site)