What Is The American Constitution Party, Tom Tancredo's New Home? : NPR
According to the article, Former GOP Congressman Tom Tancredo is leaving his party to run for governor of Colorado as a member of the Constitution Party.
Here are some party platform highlights of the Constitution Party as presented in the article:
- allow state legislatures, not voters, to pick U.S. Senators (basically they want to abolish the 17th Amendment)
- abolish congressional pensions
- abolish the Department of Education, the Department of Energy, the Food and Drug Administration, the Internal Revenue Service and the Federal Election Commission
- end foreign aid and participation in groups such as the United Nations