Mike Maharrey takes on the legal establishment’s go-to answer.
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For Immediate Release: Jan. 16, 2013 States have opportunity to say ‘No!’ to gun grabs On the same day President Obama called for a ban on assault weapons and high capacity magazines, a Texas legislator filed a bill asserting, “Not in my state!” On Wednesday, the Lone Star State joined five other states already considering [...]
Power corrupts and absolute power corrupts absolutely
Only a fool would assert that obedience to the Constitution – following the rules – led us down this path.
Allowing the federal government to regulate state laws through the Bill of Rights destroys the very constitutional structure that liberty activists and conservatives claim to revere.
Thomas Jefferson: “In questions of power, let no more be heard of confidence in man, but bind him down from mischief by the chains of the Constitution.”
we do know what will happen if we continue slinking along in the scared, defensive posture we’ve adopted.
We have many minds to change. Many barriers to overcome. Many enemies to subdue. But we cannot allow ourselves to become discouraged by the apparent strength of the opposition. We cannot become disheartened when we don’t see immediate results. And we cannot grow weary of doing good.
We don’t need to submit to unconstitutional federal power grabs.
On July 2, 1776, the Continental Congress adopted a resolution submitted by Richard Henry Lee of Virginia.
Voters in Alabama, Montana, and Wyoming all passed measures guaranteeing health care freedom, despite federal mandates in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Massachusetts voters defied federal law and approved a measure to legalize marijuana for medicinal use. And in Washington and Colorado, they took it a step further, decriminalizing pot completely.