The battle raging between the federal government and the State of Arizona over its so-called anti immigration law has raised several constitutional issues
one of the finest and most systematic defenses of the Virginian statesâ€™ rights school of constitutional interpretation ever written
Isnâ€™t it time that Governors and state Attorneys General stopped wasting our precious time and money playing these silly legal games, grow a spine, and actually fulfill the oath they took to support and defend the Constitution, including the Tenth Amendment?
Nullification in North Dakota? Thatâ€™s just what could be coming if Governor Jack Dalrymple signs Senate Bill 2309
I predict that Arizona’s SB 1178 will startle our overlords in Washington, DC and deeply offend them in much the same way that the immigration act, SB 1070, did.
“if freedom has a chance to survive in these United States, the American people must get their eyes off of Washington, D.C., and start focusing on their individual states”
If federal lawmakers and their alphabet agencies refuse to obey the very document on which their political authority and legitimacy is based, then it is up to state and local governments to pass and enforce laws like the Intrastate Commerce Act, which explicitly remind the feds where their authority ends.
Back in 2007, Maine generated national headlines when it took a step that then was not known to our mainstream political world
“Iâ€™m fighting back to provide jobs and economic stability to my state by using the very tool the founders gave us as state legislators, the 10th Amendment.â€
Despite decades of usurped authority, the constitutional reality is that the federal government was nowhere delegated the power to regulate intrastate commerce
5 and counting. Maine, Montana, Oregon, Texas and Wyoming to consider Federal Health Care Nullification Act in 2011