Notice and Demand to the Federal Government

Senator Jim Lembke presented Senate Concurrent Resolution 34, the Tenth Amendment Resolution, on the Missouri Senate Floor, and passed 26-6. It currently waits in the Missouri House rules committee. SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 34 WHEREAS, in the American system, sovereignty is defined as final authority, and the people, not government, are sovereign; and WHEREAS, the…

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Louisiana House Passes Health Care Freedom Act

With a 59-15 vote Thursday, the Louisiana State House approved a bill that declares no one in Louisiana can be mandated to pay a penalty if they don’t have insurance – or be required to participate in a health system. House Bill 1474 states that every Louisiana resident “is and shall be free from governmental…

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Health Care Freedom Act Goes To Voters in Missouri

JEFFERSON CITY—Missouri voters will decide if they want federal law to force them to buy health insurance, as Sen. Jane Cunningham’s (R-Chesterfield) “Health Care Freedom Act” has now passed the House and goes to the Secretary of State to be placed on the August ballot. The act was attached to a comprehensive insurance bill, House…

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TN Action Items: Update for the Week of May 10

Last week, the legislation working its way through the Tennessee General Assembly and Governor’s office took a back seat to the disastrous flooding that occurred in Nashville and Middle Tennessee.  If you would like to help your fellow Tennesseans as they work to get back on their feet, WKRN in Nashville has compiled a list…

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Sovereignty Resolution Introduced in NYS Senate

New York State Senator Michael Nozzolio (R-54th District) has informed me just today that he has drafted and introduced J4716, a resolution to “Re-Establish our State’s Sovereignty under the Tenth Amendment.” See http://open.nysenate.gov/legislation/bill/J4716 According to the introductory text this Legislative Resolution, affirms, “the sovereignty of the of the people of the State of New York…

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Missouri Joins Health Care Battle

Senator Jane Cunningham’s Health Care Freedom Act (SJR25), nearly identical to Virginia’s, passed the Missouri Senate as a ballot referendum Tues. by a 26-8 vote. Three Dems., two up for reelection in conservative districts, crossed over to vote in favor. The legislation provides: “that no federal law shall compel a patient, employer, or health care…

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Oklahoma Passes Health Care Freedom Act, Heads to Governor

OKLAHOMA CITY – In a move Sen. Randy Brogdon said was designed to protect the sovereignty of Oklahoma, the full Senate gave its approval Tuesday to House Joint Resolution 1054. The “Freedom of Healthcare Choice Act” is authored by Sen. Randy Brogdon R-Owasso, Rep. Mike Ritze, R-Broken Arrow, and Rep. Mike Reynolds, R-Oklahoma City. “This…

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Arizona Has Spoken: Cease and Desist!

On April 22, 2010 the people of Arizona re-asserted their sovereignty under the Tenth Amendment. Even though they have already passed legislation to nullify a number of unconstitutional federal laws, the legislature of Arizona felt that it was necessary and proper to serve notice and demand to the federal government to immediately cease and desist…

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Nine and Counting: Oklahoma Legislature Passes the Firearms Freedom Act

The Oklahoma legislature has passed Senate Bill 1685 (SB1685) the Firearms Freedom Act.  It first passed the State Senate in March by a vote of 39-3 and the House concurred yesterday by a vote of 81-14. Upon an expected signature from the Governor, Oklahoma will become the 9th state to pass the act into law,…

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