Tennessee Senate Unanimously Affirms Sovereignty

Today, the Tennessee State Senate unanimously voted to pass, as amended, House Joint Resolution 108 (HJR0108). This resolution “Urges Congress to recognize Tennessee’s sovereignty under the tenth amendment to the Constitution.” Tennessee joins Alaska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Idaho and Oklahoma – as the sixth state to have both the House and Senate pass a resolution in support of the 10th Amendment.

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Tennessee House Affirms Sovereignty under the 10th Amendment

On 05-26-09 Tennessee’s House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed House Joint Resolution 108 (HJR0108), which was introduced by Susan Lynn in February. After adopting one amendment, the final version passed 85-2.

The resolution urges Congress to recognize Tennessee’s sovereignty under the 10th Amendment, and is ready for transmittal to the State Senate.

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