South Carolina Alert: Call Your Representative About Industrial Hemp

S 0839 is a bill which would authorize the farming and production of hemp in South Carolina, effectively nullifying the federal prohibition on the same.

STATUS The bill has been passed unanimously by the Senate. Now, it is up for debate in the House this week.

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Missouri House refuses Senate version of the 2nd Amendment Preservation Act

Today, the Missouri House refused to concur with Senate amendments to HB1439, the 2nd Amendment Preservation Act. The bill passed the House by a vote of 110-41. It was passed by the Senate last week, amended, with a vote of 23-8. The Senate amendments were mostly technical. But they also added an “ineligibility clause” to…

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Blueprint for When States Should Nullify: Jefferson vs. Madison

When considering modern day nullification and interposition of federal laws (NSA spying, drones, gun control, healthcare, etc.), it benefits us to look at the opinions of two important founders.  Although both were advocates of state nullification, each established a slightly different standard for the appropriate time to take this action, as reflected in the Kentucky and Virginia Resolutions of 1798.

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