Sovereignty

The federal government has relentlessly tried to enforce marijuana prohibition, but because of state action, it has utterly failed. I appeared on InfoWars Real News with David Knight to talk about Jeff Sessions’ empty threat to crack down on marijuana and more generally about the effectiveness of state nullification. “No matter what the federal government has…

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Jan. 18, 2018) – On Tuesday, the Alabama Senate overwhelmingly passed a bill that would abolish marriage licenses in the state and effectively nullify in practice both sides of the contentious national debate over government-sanctioned marriage. Sen. Greg Albritton (R-Bay Minette) prefiled Senate Bill 13 (SB13) in September. The legislation would abolish all…

Can states legally – and successfully – shut off water to a federal agency, like we’ve been proposing to do with NSA spying? For years, lawyers at organizations like Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) and ACLU have told us in no uncertain terms that there’s no way they’d get on board with our effort to nullify NSA by turning off resources to the agency.…

JACKSON, Miss. (Jan. 18, 2018) – Two bills introduced in the Mississippi House would chip away at federal marijuana prohibition. One bill would legalize medical marijuana while the other would legalize recreational marijuana. Passage into law would take a step toward nullifying federal cannabis prohibition in effect in the state. Rep. Joel Bomgar (R-Madison) introduced…

SACRAMENTO. Calif. (Jan. 17, 2018) – A bill filled in the California Assembly would sever a link between state and federal tax law, allowing individuals to deduct expenses from legal marijuana businesses for state income tax purposes. Passage of the bill would encourage the growth of the legal marijuana market in California and further nullify unconstitutional…

Happy Birthday, Benjamin Franklin! Born today in 1706. The quote in the image below is one of our favorites, and quite relevant for today. It was first written by Franklin for the Pennsylvania Assembly in its Reply to the Governor (11 Nov. 1755) A little-known fact – Franklin was a member of the “Committee of…