Tennessee Introduces Sovereignty ResolutionSubmitted by Jefferson2 on Wed, 02/25/2009 - 13:39
Legislators in Tennessee submitted House Joint Resolution 108 (HJR0108) on February 18th. While it’s non-binding, some of the language is quite well put. Here’s the intro:
A RESOLUTION to affirm Tennessee’s sovereignty under the Tenth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States and to demand the federal government halt its practice of assuming powers and of imposing mandates upon the states for purposes not enumerated by the Constitution of the United States.
Halting the practice of assuming powers not enumerated is a great step. Rolling back all the previous unconstitutional legislation is also a must in the future.
Here’s the rest of the bill: