It’s your state’s duty to reject violations of the constitution as they happen.
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The standard charge is that nullification will lead to a destruction of the American system. But that’s not true. Read why.
Prior to the creation and ratification of the U.S. Constitution, the states were separate countriesâ€”sovereign political bodies with no superior authority.
“nullification is actually the opposite of sedition and should be understood properly as an important safeguard against sedition, which necessarily involves the subversion of the Constitution.”
We need to exercise our rights whether they the government want us to or not.
Too often, like the seemingly powerless, abused wife who fears for the well-being of herself and her children, the states fear standing up to the federal government and resisting its aggression.
Martha Dean, the Republican nominee for attorney general in Connecticut, repeated her support for state nullification of unconstitutional federal laws in Monday nightâ€™s debate.
Slate’s Jacob Weisberg thinks the problem with the Tea Party is that itâ€™s too unpredictable. That sure isnâ€™t Weisbergâ€™s problem. His first book was called In Defense of Government.
The Constitution was signed on September 17, 1787, and every year that date passes by with hardly a sound. Do something today to bring it back to life!
The Founders knew that if permitted, the federal government would transgress the limits of the constitution, and, as Thomas Jefferson remarked, â€œ[annihilate] the state governments and erect upon their ruins a general consolidated government.”
When we look at the source of the problem, most every problem in America today stems from a failure to respect and understand sovereignty: national, state, local and individual.
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