Tenth Amendment Center

The Tenth Amendment Center is a national think tank that works to preserve and protect the principles of strictly limited government through information, education, and activism. The center serves as a forum for the study and exploration of state and individual sovereignty issues, focusing primarily on the decentralization of federal government power as required by the Constitution.

For more information visit the Tenth Amendment Center Blog.

If you’ve been following our Activism 101 Podcast, you know that I’ve been involved in local activism taking on the surveillance state in my hometown. Well, I got some great media exposure on a local radio station recently. On Sept. 13, I appeared on Kruser and Krew, on 590 WVLK to talk about surveillance in…

HARRISBURG, Pa. (Sept. 18, 2017) – Last week, a Pennsylvania House committee unanimously passed bill to help facilitate healthcare freedom outside of government regulatory schemes. Rep. Matthew Baker (R-Wellsboro) introduced House Bill 1739 (HB1739) along with 12 co-sponsors on Aug. 24. The legislation specifies that direct primary care agreements (sometimes called medical retainer agreements) do…

CONCORD, N.H. (Sept. 18, 2017) – On Saturday, a law decriminalizing marijuana possession in New Hampshire went into effect. This takes another step toward nullifying the unconstitutional drug war in the Live Free or Die State. Rep. Robert Cushing (D-Hampton) introduced House Bill 640 (HB640) along with 11 bipartisan co-sponsors. The legislation eliminates criminal penalties for simple marijuana…

SACRAMENTO (Sept. 18, 2017) – On Saturday, the California Senate gave final approval to a bill to withdraw state resources from the enforcement of most federal immigration laws.  Passage into law will likely have the effect of further nullifying those federal acts in practice. Introduced by Sen. President Kevin de Leon and 11 co-sponsors, Senate Bill 54…

CONCORD, N.H. (Sept. 16, 2017) – Today, a New Hampshire law that prohibits the state department of education and the state board of education from requiring any school or school district to implement Common Core standards goes into effect. This represents an opportunity for local communities to opt out of Common Core and nullify the program in…

One review for my 9 Presidents Who Screwed Up America complained about my inclusion of Abraham Lincoln. The crime? My “originalist” position falls apart when I start talking about secession. You see, to this fellow, the Constitution says nothing about secession, which means it is an implied power. After all, if it doesn’t say you…

If you want a real national government than the 17th Amendment is your thing. Which is why I think it should be repealed. I discuss this in Episode 111 of The Brion McClanahan Show. It would be a major stretch to suggest that all of our problems developed after the ratification of the 17th Amendment.…