Two bills filed in the Mississippi House and Senate would make it an express duty of the state government to protect the gun rights of Mississippians against federal gun control measures.Details
A bill introduced in the New Hampshire state house would prohibit state and local officials from owning or using certain military equipment, whether provided through the Department of Defense’s 1033 program or other grants, and would also indirectly thwart federal efforts to enforce unconstitutional laws.Details
A North Dakota state house bill would authorize the farming, production, and sale of industrial hemp in the state, effectively nullifying the federal prohibition on the same once put into effect.Details
A bill to protect property rights from Agenda 21 and similar measures was introduced in the Wyoming state house last week.Details
A bill was filed in the Missouri state house that would suspend the licenses of insurance carriers who accept federal subsidies through the federally-run Obamacare exchange, potentially nullifying the ability of the federal government to carry out the mandate, or even operate the exchange in the state.Details
New Hampshire HB240 would severely restrict government use of drones in the state.
STATUS: HB240 was referred to the House Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee, where it needs to pass by majority vote before the full house can consider it.Details
Two bills have been introduced in the Mississippi state Senate with provisions to protect health freedom in the state. These measures would prohibit the state from taking action to force participation in any health care system, or from penalizing people for choosing not to participate. Withdrawing state participation will severely cripple the federal act in the state.Details
Rhode Island House Bill 5093 (H5093) would nullify certain FDA rules pertaining to experimental drugs for terminally ill patients.Details
Here’s an example of how a “conservative” is often far different than a “constitutionalist.”
When learning that a Republican is violating the Constitution, one of the most common responses we get from these folks is this:
“So what, Obama violates it every day.”
In other words, they don’t really care about the Constitution at all.
As has been widely reported, House Speaker John Boehner has invited Israel’s Prime Minister Netanyahu to address the U.S. Congress. If Congress does host the speech, would it be unconstitutional? Peter Spiro at Opinio Juris suggests that it would. I agree.Details