Cap and Trade Nullification

Joining in with states all over the country, considering or passing legislation to resist federal overreach, are Washington and Oklahoma. Both states have bills introduced which would effectively nullify any future cap and trade legislation emanating from D.C. In Washington, HB2708 – “Concerning adopting the Washington state energy freedom act of 2010 and requiring express…

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Health Care Nullification: Washington SB6535

Sponsored by State Senators Holmquist, Carrell, Roach, Stevens, Swecker, Hewitt, and Schoesler, the Washington State Health Care Freedom Act (SB6535)¬†¬†states that “A law or rule pertaining to health care shall not directly or indirectly compel any person, employer, or health care provider to participate in any health care system.” With this proposed legislation, Washington joins…

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Washington SJM8018: Affirming State Sovereignty

Introduced yesterday in Washington State is Senate Joint Memorial 8018 (SJM8018). If passed, the resolution would make the position of the legislature as follows: (1) That the State of Washington 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…

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Washington State to Consider Nullification of Federal Gun Laws

Washington State Representative Matthew Shea along with 21 co-sponsors, have introduced a “Firearms Freedom Act” for the state – it’s filed as House Bill 2709 (HB2709). If passed, the bill would provide that: a personal firearm, a firearm accessory, or ammunition that is manufactured commercially or privately in Washington and that remains within the borders…

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Making National Health Care Null and Void in Washington State

Sponsored by State Reps Hinkle, Shea, Warnick and Johnson, the Washington State Health Care Freedom Act (HB2669) states that “A law or rule pertaining to health care shall not directly or indirectly compel any person, employer, or health care provider to participate in any health care system.” With this proposed legislation, Washington joins South Carolina,…

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