Tenth Amendment Center Blog | Bill Would Make Tennessee a Gun Rights “Sanctuary State”

January 16, 2018 by · Leave a Comment 

A bill introduced in the Tennessee House would prohibit state cooperation with enforcement of federal and international gun control, giving effect to legislation signed into law over the last two years. If passed, the law would help end any such gun control within the state in practice and effect.Rep. Terri Lynn Weaver (R-Lancaster) introduced House Bill 1407 (HB1407) last year and it carries over into the 2018 session.

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Tenth Amendment Center Blog | South Carolina Bill Would Create Process to Review Constitutionality of Federal Acts

December 26, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

A bill prefiled in the South Carolina House would create a joint legislative committee to evaluate the constitutionality of federal laws, setting the stage to take further action to nullify unconstitutional federal acts in effect.Rep. Gary Smith (R-Greenville) prefiled House Bill 4453 (H.4453) for introduction in the 2018 legislative session. The proposed law would create the Joint Committee on Federalism to evaluate whether or not a federal law is authorized by the Constitution, or if it violates “the principle of federalism.” The bill lays out several specific criteria that would constitute a violation of the principle of federalism.

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Tenth Amendment Center | Reference Guide: The Constitution and War Powers

December 10, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

With all the talk about the President’s speech on Afghanistan, it seems that most people are avoiding – or maybe just forgetting – the essential issue.  That is, the Constitution.In his latest article, Mike Maharrey makes the point that Congress has “completely abandoned its constitutional responsibility in matters of war and peace.” He’s right – and they’ve done this for decades.But this isn’t an issue the TAC just started covering this week.  We were founded in 2006, and have been publishing articles on the Constitution and war powers for a long time.  I thought you’d be interested in reading a few – I’ve highlighted some of the main ones below:

Source: Tenth Amendment Center | Reference Guide: The Constitution and War Powers


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