For immediate release: May 7, 2013 Recent polling data indicates nullification has entered the mainstream. A Rasmussen poll released Monday indicates more than one-third of Americans favor their state blocking federal gun control laws if it considers them unconstitutional. Less than half (45 percent) oppose blocking these unconstitutional violations of the Second Amendment. Even more [...]
Florida state and local law enforcement agencies utilizing drones will now do so under carefully prescribed limits.
On Thursday, Gov. Rick Scott signed The Freedom from Unwarranted Surveillance Act into law.
“I like privacy,” he said.
For Immediate Release: April 23, 2013 Pennsylvania Tenth Amendment Center legal analyst Benjamin Gross was just blocks away when the first bomb detonated at the Boston Marathon finish line, giving him a unique perspective on that day and its aftermath. About an hour before two explosions ripped through the heart of the city, Gross finished [...]
Kansas Governor Sam Brownback signed the Second Amendment Protection Act Tuesday, nullifying a wide range of federal attacks on the right to keep and bear arms in the state of Kansas. “Sam Brownback just told Barack Obama, ‘Bring it on!’ The new Kansas law is the strongest and most sweeping defense of the right to keep and bear arms thus far in the entire country,” Tenth Amendment Center executive director Michael Boldin said.
“Let me get this straight,” Tenth Amendment Center executive director Michael Boldin said. “He doesn’t think the people, or their representatives, have the ability to determine if something is constitutional, buthe alone has the ability to unilaterally make that determination and keep the issue from even coming up for debate. Nice. I wonder what he will do if the feds come after guns? I suppose he will make sure the state of Indiana doesn’t stand in in their way. The feds are supreme in all things,after all. David Long, like the Obama administration he’s protecting, is dangerous.”
For Immediate Release: Feb. 4, 2013 Washington state lawmakers will consider bipartisan legislation that would block any cooperation with attempts to indefinitely detain U.S. citizens or lawful resident aliens in Washington without due process under sections written into the 2012 National Defense Authorization Act. If passed, the law would also make it a class C [...]
For Immediate Release:Jan. 31, 2013 Tennessee lawmakers will consider a bill during the current legislative session that would strengthen the Firearms Freedom Act of 2009 and protect Volunteer State residents from any unconstitutional federal regulation of firearms. Signed into law by Gov. Phil Bredesen, the Firearms Freedom Act of 2009 exempted firearms manufactured and kept [...]
“Hey, Dave! Joe Biden is on the phone. He wants to thank you on behalf of President Obama for your support,” Tenth Amendment Center executive director Michael Boldin said. “Maybe Long should consider switching parties. The Republican platform emphatically declares ‘that those powers not enumerated to the federal government are reserved to the states and to the people,’ and it talks about the importance of personal liberty and freedom. But I guess Dave doesn’t really believe all that stuff. Politicians will say anything to get elected these days.”
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 [...]
Across U.S., states consider nullifying unconstitutional acts
Contact: Mike Maharrey Communications director O: 213.935.0553 firstname.lastname@example.org www.tenthamendmentcenter.com For Immediate Release:Dec. 5, 2012 A bill condemning detention provisions written into the National Defense Authorization Act and blocking any state cooperation with federal agents attempting to detain people in Michigan without due process unanimously passed the Michigan House Wednesday. HB5768 declares, “no agency of this [...]