CNN: Brogdon, Oklahoma, State Militia

Plenty of questions do arise from this – the big one, in my opinion, is this – Shouldn’t the state of Oklahoma (and every other state for that matter) just start reasserting authority over their own troops that already exist? That is – the state national guard troops that have been unconstitutionally federalized in recent…

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‘Militia’ Used as Manipulation

Mainstream media has recently reported the story of the alleged “Militia” group in Michigan which supposedly had plans of killing police officers as a sort of “freedom task”–in the name of Jesus Christ no less. In reality, “This is a group that [is] neither a militia [n]or a Christian group.”[1] This is not the first…

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Constitutional Confusion: The 2nd, the Guard and the Militia

Two of the most common constitutional misunderstandings we receive by email here at the Tenth Amendment Center are: 1. The General Welfare clause of the preamble authorizes the federal government to enact all kinds of programs – including health care, environmental controls, and the like. 2. The National Guard is not the militia. The militia…

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