State nullification of unconstitutional federal laws is the way to go to protect the rights of the states and the people against federal overreach, as opposed to calling an Article V constitutional convention, as proposed by Mark Levine and other celebrity “conservatives.”
In a New York Times op-ed, Senators Ron Wyden and Mark Udall call for an end to NSA dragnet phone surveillance.
Governor Rick Snyder of Michigan signed into law a bill nullifying the indefinite detention provisions of the NDAA.
Although he is renouncing his Canadian citizenship, questions remain regarding Senator Ted Cruz's constitutional qualification to be president.
An amendment to the FY 2014 NDAA introduced by Rep. Mike Kelly prohibits State Department funding of the UN Arms Trade Treaty for one year.
The Eastern European nation of Slovakia agreed to take the last three ethnic Uighur prisoners who have been detained at Guantanamo since 2002, according to the Associated Press December 31. The Uighurs, ethnic Turkish Muslims from China, were innocent religious pilgrims caught up in the dragnet during the U.S. invasion of Afghanistan in 2002.
Residents in Connecticut were confronted with the reality that their constitutional rights are not inalienable as they stood in long lines to register their firearms. The registration is mandated by the state’s new gun law set to go into effect January 1.
Southern District of New York Judge William H. Pauley III declared in a December 27 decision that the NSA surveillance program — which draws in every American's telephone records without a warrant or probable cause — was “legal” even though it “imperils the civil liberties of every citizen.” The decision contrasts sharply with a decision two weeks ago by Washington, D.C. District Court Judge Richard J. Leon that termed the warrantless surveillance program unconstitutional and “almost Orwellian.”
Four Georgia state legislators have announced their sponsorship of a bill partially nullifying ObamaCare.
Americans for Limited Government issued a paper on December 19 calling state efforts to nullify ObamaCare "unconstitutional."
In an op-ed, Representative Jason Smith (R-Mo.) explains how the UN Arms Trade Treaty infringes upon the right to keep and bear arms.