Couldn’t think of a better day to revisit Henry David Thoreau’s “On the Duty of Civil Disobedience” (h/t Lew Rockwell). Here’s an excerpt: I heartily accept the motto, “That government is best which governs least”; and I should like to see it acted up to more rapidly and systematically. Carried out, it finally amounts to…Details
Sponsored by State Senators Holmquist, Carrell, Roach, Stevens, Swecker, Hewitt, and Schoesler, the Washington State Health Care Freedom Act (SB6535) states that “A law or rule pertaining to health care shall not directly or indirectly compel any person, employer, or health care provider to participate in any health care system.” With this proposed legislation, Washington joins…Details
Highlights from rally supporting Kansas 10th Amendment Resolution SCR-1615.
Good news out of Kansas this week, from the Kansas City Star: So many people showed up to protest what they say are attacks on Kansas’ sovereignty that at least a hundred had to wait outside the room. The occasion was a hearing in a Senate committee on a resolution urging the federal government to…Details
This week, the Alabama Senate passed Senate Joint Resolution 27 (SJR27), which was introduced by Alabama State Senator Beason along with nine co-sponsors (h/t Matthew Givens at Politics Alabama): BE IT RESOLVED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF ALABAMA, BOTH HOUSES THEREOF CONCURRING, That the State of Alabama hereby claims sovereignty under the Tenth Amendment to the…Details
Introduced in the Mississippi legislature on January 5th, 2010, House Concurrent Resolution 2 (HCR2) and Senate Concurrent Resolution 528 (SCR528) both affirm “The fundamental principle and authority of state sovereignty under the Tenth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States over certain powers and discouraging the federal government from imposing certain restrictive mandates.” HCR2…Details
Here’s a good article worth resurrecting, written by Tom DeWeese: During his six-year reign of terror, Bill Clinton has signed no less that 254 Executive Orders. To date, not one has been challenged by the United States Congress. Congressional silence has led Clinton to stronger, bolder action in his carefree drive to fulfill his liberal…Details
Maryland, yes…Maryland, will be added to the list of states where State Sovereignty legislation will be introduced during 2010. Senator Alex Mooney is planning to introduce the legislation on Monday evening (1/18/10) in the MD Senate.Details