photo credit: Randy Son of Robert While many people assume that the thirteen colonies which declared independence from Great Britain did so jointly as part of a newly-formed (or -forming) nation, this is incorrect. This belief is not only erroneous, but also dangerous. If one assumes that a conglomeration of the colonies secured independence and [...]
A short video with Rep. Rob Bishop (R-UT) explaining the Tenth Amendment Task Force in an interview with Liberty Central.
Nullify Now! is a multi-city event tour focused on education and activism on a state level to say NO to unconstitutional federal “laws” – which, in reality, are not laws at all.
Over the past few years a grassroots movement has grown from the seeds of a radical campaign for U.S. President into a patchwork of passionate gatherings known as tea parties. By March of 2009 people were hungry to find others who shared their growing desire to learn more about the Constitution and the federalist republic we were meant to be.
Last night, Congressman Rob Bishop (R-UT) spoke before the House of Representatives to “plead the 10th” regarding the Work-Life Balance Award Act (H.R. 4855). “I plead the 10th” is an effort by the 10th Amendment Task Force to educate Members and the public about the principles of federalism.
May 6th will be a very interesting evening for Utah delegates, voters, and candidates. When it comes to the 10th Amendment each of those participating in the questions surrounding Key #14 will have to defend or refute the amendment.
This is a great reminder sent out by Utah Rising! We appreciate their efforts! The Time To Reclaim Our Land Is NOW! Call your State Senator TODAY! (Only 2 days left in session!) Did you know that almost 70% of Utah is owned by the federal government? That means that we, as Utahns, can only [...]
Sen. Margaret Dayton (R-Orem) introduced SB-11, Utah State-Made Firearms Protection Act on January 25th, 2010. By February 16th the legislative debates were over and the bill was passed by both houses and sent to Gov. Gary Herbert for his signature. After 10 days of public debate, with both sides of the issue encouraging action Gov. [...]
by Lowell Nelson February 24, 2010 Fellow Citizens, Your rights to manufacture, sell, and purchase guns and ammo made in Utah without interference from federal regulation are hanging in the balance! By Friday of this week, Governor Herbert must either sign or veto SB 11, the Utah State-made Firearms Protection Act, or let it become [...]
February 14, 2010 Dear Friend of Liberty, Good news! Legislators are hearing from the citizens and are starting to act. The “Utah State-made Firearms Protection Act” (SB 11, sponsored in the Senate by Sen. Margaret Dayton) passed the House on Wednesday of this week by a vote of 56-17-2. It now awaits action by Governor [...]
It is a question all those supporting states’ rights initiatives need to ask themselves. Once answered affirmatively the struggle for educating others truly begins. It is easy to claim we support our sovereignty, to lend our voice to state resolutions, perhaps even support legislation with some teeth, yet how will we withstand the opponents who [...]
Kim Coleman has just notified people SB-11; Utah State-made Firearms Protection Act, (Sen. Margaret Dayton, R-Orem) has passed the House and returns to the Senate. Her update follows; ———————————— SB11, sponsored by Senator Margaret Dayton passed favorably out of the House today and has returned to the Senate for signing. This bill addresses the legal [...]
Larry Jensen has sent the following Action Alert for all of us to have the information and resources to be there Wednesday morning if possible and to email all members involved no matter. Thank you Larry; Wed, Feb 10 8:00 AM Utah Capitol (We’ll announce the room when it gets posted) The People’s Resolution of [...]
(Thank you Douglas Farrell for the update. Also, Bryce Shonka has created a new tri-fold for talking points! Post to follow.) Feds Respond to Firearms Freedom Act Lawsuit January 21, 2010 Motion to Dismiss “Expected” MISSOULA – The United States has made its first response to a lawsuit filed in federal district court in Missoula [...]
The Patrick Henry Caucus, The Utah 912 States’ Rights Coalition and Utah’s Grassroots Alliance have announced their resolve to join with States throughout the nation in proclaiming their 10th Amendment rights in preparation for a grassroots campaign and legislative actions designed to preserve State Sovereignty and the liberty of the people. On Monday, January 25 [...]
SJR-6; State Sovereignty and Tenth Amendment is set to be introduced by Sen. Howard Stephenson (R-SD11). This is one of several resolutions referencing states’ rights yet this is directly from the citizens. Sen. Stephenson worked with the Utah 9.12 States’ Rights Coalition. Members of the coalition crafted the original draft of the resolution. According to [...]
We are excited to host a special event Saturday, January 23rd starting at 10am. This event is billed as both action and knowledge because we are going to get an update on the many legislative bills ready to be introduced when our Utah State Legislature convenes Monday, January 25th. Bring your completed petitions (find out [...]
Yesterday, in the BYU Universe, Caitlin Bronson claimed Rep. Carl Wimmer and the Patrick Henry Caucus were merely pulling a cheap publicity stunt or lacking in Constitutional education. Her opposition to House Bill 67, Health System Amendments, led to her frustrated claim the members of the caucus do not understand federal law is supreme. She [...]
A story today in USA Today begins, “Another congressional delegation went to the White House today to talk with President Obama about a health care bill — and another congressional delegation left without talking to reporters.” This is now the standard operating procedure for this administration’s efforts to force a form of health care insurance [...]
Carl Wimmer appeared on a report on Fox News today in conjunction with a poll that shows, clearly, many conservatives support states’ rights and want our state representatives to stand up to our duties under the Tenth Amendment. Not surprisingly, all the Democratic insiders polled by Fox think Rep. Wimmer, the Patrick Henry Caucus and [...]
We are entering another election year. Campaigning never seems to end in this day and age, especially with a president who seems to always be in campaign mode. We will be faced with on-going advertisements and promises from candidates. As Nancy Pelosi reminded us all last week, many things are said on the campaign trail with no [...]
There is a great deal of excitement surrounding the growing efforts in the State of Utah to stand with other states in declaring 10th Amendment rights. With at least two resolutions and several legislative efforts taking shape for the 2010 legislative session many feel a patriotic spirit as the principles of our Federalist Republic [...]
This is a call to action from the Utah 9.12 States’ Rights Coalition in support of the Patrick Henry Caucus and the Utah States’ Rights Coalition. A special thanks to them for getting the petition drive started. Please visit often so we can send many completed petitions to the Patrick Henry Caucus by January 25th. [...]
Sen. Margaret Dayton (R – Orem) is the sponsor of S.B. 11, Utah-State Made Firearms Protection Act. In a recent email she stated, “My Firearms Freedom Act passed out of Interim Committee in Nov – and I anticipate that it will go directly to the floor when the Legislature convenes in January. I am pleased [...]