Apparent Tug-of-War in Topeka over State Sovereignty

After over a year and two legislative sessions the Kansas Tenth Amendment Resolution (KTAR), SCR1615, was finally passed on March 29th. Some declared “victory” as the resolution was packaged and sent off to Washington D.C. Senator Mary Pilcher-Cook, the resolution’s number one sponsor and champion, said, “SCR1615 was the first step in claiming state sovereignty…

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Protecting Rights: D.C. is the Worst Choice for the Job

Yesterday, in response to the Kansas Senate passing SCR1615 (Sovereignty Resolution) a Kansas reporter asked me the following question: the kansas senate has adopted a resolution affirming the state’s 10th amendment rights. the amendment supports the repeal of all federal laws that compel the state to do something. some legislators here say that means the…

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Kansas Senate Affirms Sovereignty Under the 10th Amendment

The Kansas Senate passed a state sovereignty resolution Thursday that affirms the principles of enumerated powers and the 10th Amendment: “the State of Kansas hereby claims sovereignty under the Tenth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States over all powers not otherwise enumerated and granted to the federal government by the Constitution of the…

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Kansas State Sovereignty: Senate Judiciary Hearing Success!

There were well over 200 people who attended the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing to support state sovereignty last week. What a wonderful endorsement of our Tenth Amendment and what an exciting day! All of the proponents offered outstanding testimony, and they were a great source of pride and encouragement to everyone attending. There were 16…

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