It doesn’t need to be in writing for you to be able to do it.
As James Madison said in Federalist #45, the powers of the federal government are “few and defined.”
At the Virginia ratifying convention, Edmund Randolph said that reading the general welfare clause as a broad grant of power would “violate every rule of construction and common sense.”
When the federal government enacts laws, regulations or mandates that are outside the scope of their constitutionally-delegated powers – you are not bound to obey them. –Michael Boldin, Tenth Amendment Center (2010) When the federal government enacts laws, regulations or mandates that are outside the scope of their constitutionally-delegated powers – you are not bound […]
“Most federal funding programs are unconstitutional in the first place. But on top of it, even the Supremes have repeatedly held the line that the feds simply aren’t able to use all federal funding as a way to get states to do things.”
A federal program is undermining some of the toughest restrictions on asset forfeiture, but states can easily put an end to it. Tell Washington DC enough is enough. Nullify and Secede!
Today’s nullification movement is revolutionary because it offers the hope of smashing the established political order. It gives us an alternative to “voting the bums out” which only results in new “bums” who violate the Constitution in more costly and dangerous ways each year. And it reminds us that we don’t need to rely on […]
There are four steps states can take to protect themselves from the Federal Reserve, and restore sound money.