The bill calling for Arizona to enter the Compact for America and call for an Article V constitutional convention was defeated by the Arizona House Rules Committee.

By a vote of 7-3, the Oklahoma bill nullifying ObamaCare was passed by a committee.

In its latest Big Brother endeavor, New York City has begun a program to round up the city’s mentally ill and ensure they are taking their court-ordered medications. The New York Post reports that police will be armed with a list of the most-wanted mentally ill and a tracking system, and will force those deemed ill to go to a hospital.

House Democrat leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi of California is under fire from across the political spectrum after admitting in an interview, among a host of other controversial positions, that she was not opposed to President Obama’s secret executions of U.S. citizens without a trial or even charges. She also claimed that, depending on the timing and situation, it was acceptable for the executive branch to simply “disappear” Americans — a wildly unconstitutional notion that even most Third World dictators would never dare support publicly. 

As state, federal, and global governments accelerate their drive to eradicate private gun ownership in the United States, some local lawmakers are bravely standing up for the Second Amendment.

In Madison County, Tennessee (Jackson is the county seat), the County Commission will consider such a proposal when it meets on Tuesday, February 19.