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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The Arizona Firearms Freedom Act Becomes Law

On Monday Arizona made a bold move to check unlimited federal power. Arizona Governor Jan Brewer signed the Arizona Firearms Freedom Act (HB 2307) into law, making Arizona the sixth state to pass this type of historic Tenth Amendment legislation. However, this was hardly Arizona’s first act of defiance against federal overreach. Last year, the…

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Arizona Firearms Freedom Act Passes Both Houses!

HB 2307, The Arizona Firearms Freedom Act, has just passed the senate with a vote of 22-8! The proposed legislation confronts the position taken by most members of Congress that the “Commerce Clause”, found in Article I, Section 8, paragraph 3 of the Constitution, gives them nearly unlimited power to regulate anything which even remotely…

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Arizona Firearms Freedom Act Passes the House!

The Ayes have it: AYES: 35 NAYS: 23 NOT VOTING: 2 The first reading already took place in the Arizona Senate on the February 25th. The proposed legislation confronts the position taken by most members of Congress that the “Commerce Clause”, found in Article I, Section 8, paragraph 3 of the Constitution, gives them nearly…

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Arizona House and Senate Consider Firearms Freedom Act

Even as Senate Bill 1098, known as the Arizona Firearms Freedom Act, was assigned to the Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, an almost identical Firearms Freedom bill was introduced in the House and assigned the number HB2307. The proposed legislation confronts the position taken by most members of Congress that the “Commerce Clause”, found in Article…

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Arizona: Resolution to Affirm State Sovereignty

Arizona State Representative Judy Burgess, along with 46 cosponsors have introduced House Concurrent Resolution 2001 (HCR2001) which seeks to “claim sovereignty under the Tenth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States over all powers not otherwise enumerated and granted to the federal government or reserved to the people by the Constitution of the United…

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Steve Forbes, John Shadegg on Board with Nullification

From the AP report, via Forbes.com Former GOP presidential candidate Steve Forbes and Republican U.S. Rep. John Shadegg of Arizona endorsed a proposal on Tuesday that will appear on the November ballot and ask voters whether they want state-guaranteed protections for health care. Forbes and Shadegg said deep flaws in the health care overhaul now…

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Arizona 10th Amendment Coalition

In Arizona, there’s a new coalition forming in support of the 10th Amendment. While it’s just in the early stages, here’s some information from one segment, the Phoenix 10th Amendment Meetup: The Phoenix 10th Amendment Group is one of four similar meetup groups in Arizona that are in the process of forming a statewide coalition.…

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