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New Piece Of Legislation Could Demolish State Gun Control Laws Across The Country

The Second Amendment Guarantee Act, which was recently proposed by New York Congressman Chris Collins, could prove to be the most significant attack on gun control laws that we’ve seen in generations. Continue reading

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Obama on Socialism vs. Capitalism: “Choose From What Works”

That an American president could travel to Cuba and heap praise on that country’s repressive communist dictators, and then proceed to Argentina — hardly a shining example of economic and financial progress — and disparage capitalism by implication is an indictment of the deplorable state of American liberty. Continue reading

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Nullification and the Kentucky Resolution of 1798

Because the United States was founded as a constitutional republic, Americans of all eras frequently raise concerns about federal authority that bear resemblance to debates from earlier times in our history. Continue reading

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States Assert Sovereignty to Shut Down NSA Facilities

Since the revelations about the NSA’s activities made by Edward Snowden — The New American has chronicled the efforts of several states to reclaim sovereignty from the forces of federal consolidation. Continue reading

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The Kentucky and Virginia Resolutions: Guideposts of Limited Government

Ed. Note: This most excellent essay by William Watkins, Jr. was re-published at New York State Sovereignty in 2012. We thought it should be given renewed prominence, given the renewed activity in posts relating to the Kentucky and Virginia Resolutions … Continue reading

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Despite Deadline, Protesters Will Not Comply With SAFE Act

Rather than make the public safer, opponents contend the law’s main accomplishment has been to create a new classification of criminals — individuals who out of conscience refuse to register their assault weapons because they believe the law overstepped their Second Amendment right to bear arms. Continue reading

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New York Gun Owners Resist Registry; Thousands Refuse to Join Cuomo’s Gun Round-Up Prep

County sheriffs and rank-and-file state troopers have related that they will not take affirmative action to enforce the SAFE Act except when it is an add-on or pile-on charge to a crime in commission. Continue reading

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All I Want for Christmas are My 2A Rights

Defend our God-given right to defend ourselves through the Second Amendment. Continue reading

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Liberty, Sovereignty, and Arizona

The French judge, writer, and philosopher Estienne de la Boétie (1530-1563) wrote that “as soon as a people becomes subject, it promptly falls into such complete forgetfulness of its freedom that it can hardly be roused to the point of regaining it, obeying so easily and willingly that one is led to say … that this people has not so much lost its liberty, as won its enslavement.” Continue reading

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