Following the lead of South Carolina, where lawmakers are fast-tracking House Bill 3101 in 2014, the bill would, as Judge Andrew Napolitano said on Fox News this week, “gut Obamacare” in the state.Details
I will simply mention that federal funding and directing or engaging in education in any way is unconstitutional. I am going to proceed with the understanding that most who read this blog will understand the limitations the US Constitution places on the federal government.Details
A bill that would prohibit any state agency in Michigan from cooperating with the U.S. military if it attempts to indefinitely detain a U.S. citizen without due process passed both houses of the legislature this week and will now go on to the governor’s desk.Details
Sometimes the most effective form of opposition is simply saying no.
With 21 states nullifying federal marijuana laws, it’s become clear that nullification works.
As Judge Andrew Napolitano has said, the federal government doesn’t have the resources to enforce all of its laws and edicts if the states simple refuse to comply or assist.
New Jersey passed medical marijuana back in 2010. On Oct. 28, Compassionate Care Foundation opened New Jersey’s second dispensary in Egg Harbor Township. The first dispensary opened in Montclair last December.Details
South Carolina is on the verge of passing a bill that would end ObamaCare in the state. But is it legal for South Carolina not to follow a federal law? Judge Napolitano discussed the case yesterday on America’s News Headquarters.Details
As Thomas E. Woods, Jr. points out in his book Nullification and his website Nullification: Answering the Objections : “If the federal government has the exclusive right to judge the extent of its own powers, warned James Madison and Thomas Jefferson in 1798 on government powers, it will continue to grow – regardless of elections, the separation of powers, and other much-touted limits on government power.”
The Virginia Resolutions of 1798 were drafted by James Madison and agreed to by the legislature of Virginia, James Madison referred to it as the “Duty” of the state to interpose between and federal government and the citizens of the state.
In a hearing conducted by Sen. Al Franken (D-MN), the NSA came up with perhaps its most ridiculous excuse for illegal, unconstitutional spying program thus far. The agency claims measures increasing spy program transparency would force them to invade our privacy more.Details
Virginia Delegate Bob Marshall introduced legislation this month to ban his state from enforcing any new federal gun laws, executive orders, or regulations “issued on or after December 1, 2013.”Details