Texas Action Alert: Help Stop Obamacare, Support SJR16

Texas SJR16 is a proposal to amend the Texas state constitution. If passed through the legislature, voters would have the opportunity to approve the amendment prohibiting any state agency from taking any action that compels or helps effectuate a health insurance mandate. PLEASE TAKE THE FOLLOWING ACTIONS – It doesn’t matter where you live in the state, please follow…

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ACTION ALERT: Texas Bills to Nullify Federal Gun Control Need Your Support

House Bill 422 (HB422) would require that the state of Texas refuses to enforce almost all federal gun control measures enacted at anytime – past, present or future. House Bill 413 (HB413) declares all federal restrictions on the right to keep and bear arms to be “invalid” and “not enforceable” within the state of Texas. YOUR ACTION…

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Texas Moves To Nullify NDAA

House Bill 149 (LS: 83R) – Texas Liberty Preservation Act.

Website: http://www.capitol.state.tx.us/BillLookup/History.aspx?LegSess=83R&Bill=HB149

HB149 is a Bill introduced in the Texas Legislative Process on Nov. 12, 2012, by its author (Rep. Lyle Larson) and currently sits at stage 1 (filed). The design of the Bill is to nullify portions of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) implemented by the federal law. Specifically, sections 1021 and 1022 are being made invalid and illegal in the State of Texas. You can read the entire bill here: http://www.capitol.state.tx.us/tlodocs/83R/billtext/pdf/HB00149I.pdf#navpanes=0

Section (1) (b) (1) of the Bill lays out the constitutional groundwork of the findings that prompted the bill in the first place. It notes the limitations of the federal government under the 10th Amendment. It read:

(b) The legislature finds that:
(1) The Tenth Amendment to the United States Constitution authorizes the United States federal government to exercise only those powers specifically delegated to it under Article I, Section 8, United States Constitution;

Many people think that whatever the federal government creates as law it is the “supreme law of the land” but that is not true. Often the federal government creates laws that are thrown out because they go beyond the powers delegated to the government in the Constitution. Section (1) (b) (3) of the Bill makes this point eloquently clear. It reads:

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