Category Archives: States Rights

California Will Fight Federal Marijuana Crackdown Or Something

Suddenly, Democrats don’t like The Federal Government running things (ABC10)  California’s Democratic attorney general says his office will vigorously enforce the state’s new recreational marijuana law despite the threat of a federal crackdown. Attorney General Xavier Becerra on Thursday criticized U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ decision to end a policy directing federal authorities to take […]

For Concealed Carry Reciprocity, Gun Grabbers Are Suddenly Concerned With States Rights

The same people who want all sorts of federal laws banning and grabbing guns, along with lots and lots of restrictions on ownership by law abiding citizens, is suddenly concerned. The House passed a bill allowing nationwide reciprocity for concealed carry permit holders when they travel to states other than their own (Daily Caller) “Throw’em […]

Warmists Are Suddenly Super Enthused By Federalism When It Comes To Paris Climate Agreement

Leftists have long been annoyed by the notion of the 10th Amendment, which states “The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the states, are reserved to the states respectively, or to the people.” They would prefer that all powers go to the federal government, rather than […]

Trump Rolls Back Federal Legal Protection For Gender Confused To Violate Privacy Of Little Girls

There had been rumblings that this was going to occur, and it has sent many in the media into a higher level of apoplexy Trump administration rolls back protections for transgender students The Trump administration on Wednesday revoked federal guidelines specifying that transgender students have the right to use public school restrooms that match their […]

Suddenly, When It Comes To GMO Labeling, NY Times Editorial Board Loves States Rights

The NY Times is typically very much pro-federal government dominance, and against any State using their 10th Amendment Right. Remember, the Times, both in the news section and the opinion pages, was totally against California’s Prop 8 (gay marriage ban) and Arizona’s illegal alien crackdown law, among others. They’ve been very supportive of the food […]

When It Comes To Marijuana, The NY Times Is Suddenly A States’ Rights Advocate

You may have already seen the NY Times piece by their editorial board calling for the repeal of federal marijuana laws, referring to them as “prohibition”. It took 13 years for the United States to come to its senses and end Prohibition, 13 years in which people kept drinking, otherwise law-abiding citizens became criminals and […]

Tennessee Bill Would Block Obamacare Enforcement For State Agents

With all due respect, a tad bit too late, folks (The New American)  State legislators in Tennessee are stepping up to be the next in line to take the sting out of ObamaCare for citizens of the Volunteer State. On January 15, State Senator Mae Beavers and state Representative Mark Pody offered companion bills that […]

National Review: Colorado’s Marijuana Law Is Sensible

This article probably has blown the minds of a few liberals. Here’s NRO’s Editorial Board Launching 17 million “Rocky Mountain High” jokes, Colorado has become the first state to make the prudent choice of legalizing the consumption and sale of marijuana, thus dispensing with the charade of medical restrictions and recognizing the fact that, while […]

Missouri Looks To Nullify All Federal Gun Laws

Hmmmm (Washington Times) In Missouri, legislation has been introduced to nullify every federal gun control measure on the books, “whether past, present or future.” The 2nd Amendment Preservation Act, introduced as Senate Bill 613 (SB613) for the 2014 legislative session by Sen. Brian Nieves, follows on the heels of a failed effort to do the […]

Fight Brewing Between Eric Holder And Kansas Over Gun Nullification Law

The irony is delicious: top cop Eric Holder, who ignored US and Mexican law when agencies under his control walked high powered weapons of war (to use the Left’s terminology) across the border into Mexico, without bothering to inform the government of Mexico as to Operation Fast and Furious, but is now upset that Kansas […]

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