Will Texas take a stand? In 2011, it’ll be the first state to consider the Federal Health Care Nullification Act.
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by State Rep. Matthew Shea (WA-4th) I, like many people, believe that the Constitution is not a living document.Â The corollary to this principle is that if it is not living then it cannot die. However, the question of whether the Constitution is followed and enforced depends on you and me.Â We introduced the legislation [...]
Nullification is based on the simple principle that the federal government cannot be the final arbiter of the extent and boundaries of its own power.
As more and more of the important votes are being lost at the federal level, the fight will move to the state level and the question before our legislative leadership and the Governor will be about whether or not they will allow important statesâ€™ rights legislation to go forward.
There is so much frustration expressed by people when exploring the difficulties in reigning in Washington, D.C. and restoring a government which respects state sovereignty. This article explores the issues and proposes a plan to force our representatives to do our will.
First, we must recognize and understand the structure of government. The power within the legislative branch is not distributed equally among the legislators.
The whole purpose of the Constitution is, was, and has been to define the government, to impose restraints on the government, and to guarantee personal freedoms.
by Dr. Christopher Duncan I thought so myself. That is until I found out that this bill died. It is called the Enumerated Powers Act, so named because it refers to the 10th Amendment which limits the federal government’s powers to things specifically enumerated in the Constitution.
by Rep Ron Paul Recently Congress passed the American Housing Rescue and Foreclosure Prevention Act., also known as the Housing Bill.Â Its passage was lauded by many who are legitimately concerned about foreclosures and the housing market in our country’s economy.Â I was asked how I could vote against a bill to help American homeowners, [...]
by Rep Ron Paul One Christmas tradition Congress could do without is the broken process of passing the annual Omnibus Spending Bill, which we recently did right before the holiday recess. Every December Congress fights and argues over spending and never seems to be able to pass the necessary appropriations until the very last minute.Â [...]