8 and Counting: Alaska Passes Firearms Freedom Act

The Alaska legislature has concurred in passing House Bill 186 (HB186), the Firearms Freedom Act. It first passed the State house in 2009 by a vote of 32-7, and the Senate approved this past week by a vote of 18-1. (h/t Tom Mortensen) Upon an expected signature from the Governor, Alaska will become the 8th…

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Nebraska Legislature Affirms 10th Amendment

This week, the Nebraska legislature voted to approve LR539, a memorial in support of the “principles of federalism in accord with the Ninth and Tenth Amendments to the United States Constitution.” Nebraska is now the 13th state – joining Alaska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Oklahoma, Idaho, Louisiana, Kansas, Utah, Wyoming, South Carolina and Tennessee –…

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Delusional Republicans

A pretty good post from FireDogLake: I hear it all the time on the news or in public from my Republican friends about taking back the house and senate from the “socialist” “liberal” Democrats which I guess is code word for “The Democrats are the new Al-Qaeda” or something like that. Anyways, I hear Republicans…

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The Principles of 98

A good introduction to the Principles of 98 from Keith Broaders at the California Tenth Amendment Center. ┬áHere’s an excerpt: In 1798 when the Federalist Congress passed the Alien and Sedition Act, the Anti-Federalist led by Thomas Jefferson were outraged. The law passed by Congress made in a criminal offense for newspaper editors and onyone…

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