SD State Reps and Senators Introduce “Cease and Desist” State Sovereignty Resolution

by Phil on 03/2/2009

Via, numerous South Dakota State Representatives and Senators today introduced HCR1013 (status page):

Reasserting sovereignty under the Tenth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States over certain powers and serving notice to the federal government to cease and desist certain mandates.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED,  by the House of Representatives of the Eighty- fourth Legislature of the State of South Dakota, the Senate concurring therein, that the State of South Dakota hereby reasserts sovereignty under the Tenth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States over all powers not otherwise enumerated and granted to the federal government by the Constitution of the United States; and
     BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED,  that all compulsory federal legislation that directs states to comply under threat of civil or criminal penalties or sanctions or requires states to pass legislation or lose federal funding be prohibited or repealed; and
     BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED,  that this concurrent resolution serve as Notice and Demand to the federal government, as our agent, to cease and desist, effective immediately, mandates that are beyond the scope of these constitutionally delegated powers.

A current listing of State-based initiatives can be found here.


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  1. 03/2/2009Roderick says:

    This is getting old ‘bamy and to all of his supporters that are still left out there thinking that he is going to take away their Bill of Rights because he is a Kenyan and the only law that he understands is repression of the people by force and by the military. Another State not acknowledging you as president because you used voter fraud and underhanded tactics to garner votes. May I remind you ‘bamy and all of his supporters if you think that those who didn’t support him got something wrong with us than I will have you know once again 59% McCain/Palin 40% Biden/’Bamy in Louisiana because his voter fraud and buying of votes wasn’t allowed here. Now that is a squashing so tell me once again how we got something wrong with us because we didn’t believe his lies. Go ahead tell me I’m listening and if he tries to run here again in 2012 and he does have all of his paperwork in order i.e Birth Certificate, newspaper “announcements”, anything showing that he is an eligible candidate we are going to squash him again. And Bobby Jindal is going to take him to the woodshed again for being a fraud. Just a reminder “State Sovereignty”.

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