In a bill passed by the Legislature earlier this month, the state is asserting that guns manufactured in Montana and sold in Montana to people who intend to keep their weapons in Montana are exempt from federal gun registration, background check and dealer-licensing rules because no state lines are crossed.
Tag Archives | State Sovereignty
I know few liberals who support the War on Drugs, marriage “protection” amendments, or the Patriot Act. In fact, if you talk to the most vocal Leftists about drug criminalization, gay marriage, or the loss of civil liberties, their anti-government rhetoric can sound downright reactionary. “Government has within it a tendency to abuse its powers,” Calhoun said. Today, much of the American Left agrees with him.
The Founding Fathers understood that a one-size-fits-all approach just doesnâ€™t work, especially in a country the size of America, and it certainly doesnâ€™t work for Texas. Our economic strength, compared to the federal budget mess and other statesâ€™ troubles, is evidence that Texans know whatâ€™s best for Texas.
One of the stupidest attacks on advocates of the Tenth Amendment that Iâ€™ve recently seen was written by Brian Hicks and published in The (Charleston) Post and Courier
On April 1, 2009, the Georgia State Senate passed Resolution 632 (SR632) “Affirming states’ rights based on Jeffersonian principles.” The vote was a resounding 43-1, with 12 not voting or excused. Here’s the tally.
I’d be delighted if there were a level of government willing to stand in the way of the expansion of federal power. That of course assumes that people still believed in constitutional principles.
by Gennady Stolyarov II The doctrine of nullification, i.e., the idea that states have the right to unilaterally render void an act of the federal government that they perceive to be contrary to the Constitution, finds its origins in the writings of Thomas Jefferson, most notably his 1798 Kentucky Resolutions, written to protest the Federalist [...]
by Bob Egelko, SF Chronicle U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is sending strong signals that President Obama – who as a candidate said states should be allowed to make their own rules on medical marijuana – will end raids on pot dispensaries in California. Asked at a Washington news conference Wednesday about Drug Enforcement Administration [...]
- Tenther Radio Episode #99: Government Gone Wild
- Tenther Radio Episode #98: Nullification Goes Mainstream
- Tenther Radio Episode #97: The Importance of Decentralization
- Tenther Radio Episode #96: The #NoDrones Movement is Growing
- Tenther Radio Episode #95: Real ID Backlash, and How to Enforce Nullification Bills