Tenth Amendment Center

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 Which is why I think it should be repealed.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.…

AUGUSTA, Maine (Sept. 14, 2017) – Maine Gov. Paul LePage has called for a special emergency session of the legislature to roll back a food sovereignty bill he signed into law earlier this year, after the federal government threatened to take over meat and poultry inspection in the state. Sen. Troy Jackson (D-Aroostook) sponsored Senate…

In a previous report, we pointed out that simply passing laws isn’t enough. Ensuring government agencies comply with transparency requirements and limits on surveillance activities takes constant vigilance, pressure and activism. Some organizations in California are doing just that. In an effort to better understand how police in Los Angeles use automatic license plate readers, the…

In announcing the winding down of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, the President yesterday said in part: The legislative branch, not the executive branch, writes these laws – this is the bedrock of our Constitutional system, which I took a solemn oath to preserve, protect, and defend. In June of 2012, President Obama…

HARRISBURG, Pa. (Sept. 6, 2017) – A bill introduced in the Pennsylvania House would 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 not constitute…