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Kansas lawmakers chickened out. The Kansas legislature had a golden opportunity to make a bold statement and effectively nullify federal regulation of the Lesser Prairie Chicken and the Greater Prairie Chicken within the borders of their state. The Senate Committee on Federal and State Affairs introduced SB276 early this year. The legislation built upon a…

When I set out to write the moral, historical and constitutional case for nullification, I knew I had a tough task ahead of me. After all, most Americans have never heard of nullification. And the constitutional and philosophical principles nullification rest on remain alien to even well-educated Americans. My goal in writing Our Last Hope:…

In a recent New York Times story, justices on the allegedly non-partisan Supreme Court were reported to be much more likely to rule in favor of free speech if they agreed with the ideology of the plantiff. According to the Times, “In cases raising First Amendment claims, a new study found, Justice (Antonin) Scalia voted to uphold the…

The events of 9/11 radically changed the way the US combats foreign threats such as terrorism. Ultimately, through Edward Snowden’s revelations, we’ve learned that the NSA is destroying privacy and Constitution protections. Faced with public opposition, politicians in D.C. responded with a “fix,” known as the USA Freedom Act. But to actually pass it through…

California Assembly Bill 1327 (AB1327) will ban the use of drones for warrantless surveillance in California.  (Click here to learn more about the bill.) Status: This bill was passed by the Assembly on January 29, 2014 and ordered to the Senate and the Senate Public Safety Committee.  On May 13, 2014 the committee passed the…

Tenth Amendment Center is looking for volunteer LEADERS looking to make a difference. If you’re interested, read on, and comment below to let us know you’d like to get involved. We’re working on launching national campaigns to nullify unconstitutional federal acts in the following areas – Drone Surveillance Industrial Hemp Farming Asset Forfeiture Marijuana Prohibition…

Every now and then, I get an email from someone announcing their new campaign for congress. They’re always quite excited – letting me know how much they’re going to accomplish. Generally, I laugh this off as ignorant, or just grandstanding. But, when I get that same email from someone already elected on a state-level who…

NASHVILLE, May 15, 2014 – Yesterday, Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam signed a bill which some supporters consider the strongest pro-hemp legislation in the country. House Bill 2445 (HB2445), introduced by Rep. Jeremy Faison (R-Cosby), would mandate that the state authorize the growing and production of industrial hemp within Tennessee, effectively nullifying the unconstitutional federal ban on…