The Arizona House of Representatives will not cooperate with the federal government in denying due process to citizens of the Grand Canyon State.
By a vote of 34 to 24, the House passed HB 2573, a bill that would, among other things, prevent state officials from participating in the indefinite detention of Americans by the president as authorized by the National Defense Authorization Act of 2012 (NDAA).
CONCORD, N.H. (Mar. 13, 2013) Today in a lopsided vote, the Democrat-controlled State House of Representatives in New Hampshire approved Representative Dan Itse’s HB399, the Liberty Preservation Act. If passed into law, HB399 would nullify the NDAA “indefinite detention” powers that Barack Obama signed into law at the end of 2011. The vote was 337-15 (roll call here).
Senate Bill 94 — a companion measure to House Bill 4138 passed unanimously by the state House of Representatives last year — prohibits “any agency of this state, any political subdivision of this state, any employee of any agency of this state or any political subdivision of this state, or any member of the Michigan national guard from assisting an agency of the armed forces of the United States in the investigation, prosecution, or detainment of any citizen of the United States” under certain situations.
When nullified by States through The Bill Of Rights ~ SCOUTUS is powerless. Sure they can do their handwaving but it matters not! States are the final arbiters of Constitutional violations against their citizens.
The latest executive order (EO) emanating from the White House this October, now gives Bankers the power to freeze all bank accounts and stop any related financial transactions that a “sanctioned person” may own or try to perform — all in the name of “Iran Sanctions.”
In 1850, when President Millard Fillmore signed the second “Fugitive Slave Act,” due process was under serious attack by the federal government.
The law compelled people of all states to “assist” federal marshals and their deputies with the apprehension of suspected runaway slaves. It brought all trials involving alleged fugitive slaves under federal jurisdiction. It included large fines for anyone who aided a slave in their escape, even by simply giving them food or shelter.
Raymond Joseph Lohier, Jr. is a judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and formerly an American prosecutor and an Assistant United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York.
“Lohier offered no explanation or rationale for the temporary stay. However, the Justice Department has asked the appeals court to block the injunction,”Politico reported late last night.
The Obama administration characterized the ruling by Forrest as unconstitutional.