Voters Overwhelmingly Support Term Limits for Congress
GRAND RAPIDS, MI, August 16, 2022 /24-7PressRelease/ — U.S. Term Limits announces that it is calling out congressional candidate, John Gibbs for refusing to sign the U.S. Term Limits pledge with a billboard in Michigan’s 3rd Congressional District. The U.S. Term Limits pledge says that a candidate for Congress will co-sponsor and vote for the U.S. Term Limits Amendment of three (3) House terms and two (2) Senate terms and no longer limits. The billboard is designed to educate voters that Gibbs refuses to sign this pledge. Polling shows over 80% of Americans regardless of political affiliation support term limits for Congress.
The pledge reads, “I, pledge that as a member of Congress I will cosponsor and vote for the U.S. Term Limits amendment of three (3) House terms and two (2) Senate terms and no longer limit.”
The U.S. Term Limits amendment has been introduced in Congress calling for six years total in the U.S. House of Representatives and twelve years maximum in the U.S. Senate. House Joint Resolution 12 (HJR12) has 80 House members on board. Support is expected to exceed well over 100 Congress members during the 117th Congress. Senate Joint Resolution 3 (SJR3) has 16 sponsors and co-sponsors.
“Voters regardless of political affiliation support term limits for Congress,” said Scott Tillman National Field Director for U.S. Term Limits. “Yet John Gibbs refuses to sign the term limits pledge and support term limits for Congress. The billboard is designed to educate voters on Gibbs’s refusal to do so.”
U.S. Term Limits is the largest grassroots term limits advocacy group in the country. We connect term limits supporters with their legislators and work to pass term limits at all levels of government, particularly on the U.S. Congress. Find out more at termlimits.org.
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