Tag Archives: Federalist 46

New York Common Core Opt Out Movement Gains Steam, Support from Teachers

This year, more bills to nullify Common Core and replace it with state controlled curriculum options have been introduced than ever before. Continue reading

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New York Bill Would Allow Customers to Opt Out of Smart Meters; Undermine Federal Program

According to the California ACLU, utility companies in the state have already disclosed smart meter energy data in response to subpoenas by government agencies “often in drug enforcement cases or efforts to find specific individuals,” Continue reading






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Nullify! Chapter 2: Four Steps to Bring Down Federal Programs

James Madison told us that using these steps together in multiple states would be extremely effective against the federal government. He wrote that doing so would “present obstructions which the federal government would hardly be willing to encounter.” Continue reading






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Idaho Law is Blueprint to Nullify Any New Federal Gun Control

President Obama’s eventual decision to issue executive orders for more gun control, his proposals would be practically worthless if more states enacted laws like Idaho did last year. Continue reading






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Poll: Majority of Americans Support States Opting Out of Federal Programs

By Mike Maharrey for the Tenth Amendment Center A recent Rasmussen poll indicates a growing number of Americans agree with James Madison and support state refusal to cooperate with the federal government. The first key finding was that a majority … Continue reading

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Refuting Objections: But Nullification Isn’t In The Constitution!

Madison is not calling nullification a mere legal tool, but a natural right along with “life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.” It is a right which all people are born with innately and cannot be deprived of them without their consent. Continue reading






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James Madison: How the States Can Block Federal Gun Control

What do we do when the federal government simply ignores the Second Amendment and acts in ways that infringe on our right to keep and bear arms? Well, James Madison laid out a blueprint in Federalist 46 before the Constitution was even ratified. Continue reading






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