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Missouri Bill Would Ban Support for Federal Gun Control “Past, Present, or Future”

A bill introduced in the Missouri House would ban the state from enforcement of all federal gun control. Passage into law would represent a major step towards ending federal acts that infringe on the right to keep and bear arms within the state in practice and effect Continue reading

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Walter E. Williams: The Power Lied With the States

All the states should recognize that the power lies with the states. The states created the federal government. The federal government did not create the states. Continue reading

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Today in History: Kentucky Resolutions Signed on Nov. 16, 1798

After outlining each constitutional violation and overreach of federal power, Jefferson called for action – nullify now! Continue reading

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Patrick Henry on Making America “Great” (Again)

Patrick Henry on what it will take to Make America Great — again. Another quick and powerful lesson from the good folks at Tenth Amendment Center. Continue reading

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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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Nullify! Chapter 5: “A Starting Point”

Understood in this correct historical context, the Kentucky and Virginia Resolutions of 1798 provide an invaluable blueprint on how to stop federal power today. Includes correspondence between Thomas Jefferson and James Madison regarding the rightful remedy of nullification at the time of the Alien & Sedition Act. Continue reading

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State Nullification Reports from Tenth Amendment Center

Courtesy of the Tenth Amendment Center: Nullify Federal Gun Control On Monday, an important Arizona Senate committee passed a bill to prohibit the state from using personnel or resources to enforce any new federal gun control measures, setting the foundation to nullify them in practice … Continue reading

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Nullify! Chapter 4: The Principles of ’98 from Thomas Jefferson and James Madison

In 1798, Thomas Jefferson and James Madison penned the Kentucky and Virginia Resolutions, formally articulating the principles of nullification for the first time. 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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Nullify! Chapter 1: Three Things that James Madison Did NOT Advise

From the Tenth Amendment Center, October 17, 2015 • What James Madison did NOT advise might be even more notable than what he did advise. He never told you that your first or primary strategy should include the three things … Continue reading

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