An NFL referee can’t perform his duty if he’s not well educated on the 200+ page rule book. Voters can’t expedite their duty if they don’t know the rules restricting government – that is the Supreme Law of the land; the 34 page U.S. Constitution. It is upon these principles that our Texas Constitution and statutes are supposed to be enacted.
If you plan to vote on the 7 proposed amendments to our 200+ page Texas Constitution, you should have consistent rules by which you judge every amendment. I consistently use the U.S. Constitution as my benchmark. My three test questions are found here because every law increases the size, scope, and cost of government.
Here’s a summary of the 7 proposals and their constitutionality… Continue reading “7 PROPOSED AMENDMENTS – Put Through The Test”
Texas has the independent power, without the advice or consent of any other state, to enforce the 10th Amendment
An Article V Convention won’t work to benefit the People because the same legislators who refuse to enforce the good parts in the current constitution will be the ones to propose new amendments.
Did Joe Straus appoint Rep. Phil King to chair the House committee that would oversee 10th Amendment bills because King could be counted on to stall any and all good 10th Amendment action bills? Would Straus be a likely Texas delegate to an Article V Convention? The answer to both questions is a very possible yes. Continue reading “Why Texans don’t have faith in an Article V Convention”
Please read these bills and if you are interested, please contact the committee members and voice your support/opposition. You do not have to reside in the committee members’ district to have an impact on these bills! The committee is charged with representing all Texans on those bills heard in their committee, It is their duty to allow the body of the entire Senate to discuss and vote on bills after they have passed out of the committee. It is at that time each senator should vote according to their district.
Bills to be heard in the State Affairs [SENATE Committee]
TIME & DATE: 9:00 AM, Thursday, February 12, 2015
PLACE: E1.016 (Hearing Room)
SB 11 Birdwell | et al.
Relating to the carrying of concealed handguns on the campuses of and certain other locations associated with institutions of higher education.
SB 17 Estes [ REVISED agenda – SB 17 added, SB 346 removed]
Relating to the authority of a person who is licensed to carry a handgun to openly carry a holstered handgun; creating a criminal offense; providing penalties.
Continue reading “ACTION ITEM -TWO 2nd AMENDMENT BILLS- scheduled for THURSDAY”
by Barbara Harless
“All rights are derived from property”, as is so aptly stated by the step-father of the U.S. Constitution, Michael Badnarik. The foremost piece of property Continue reading “Who Grants Individual Rights?”
by Barbara Harless
The Texas 83rd Legislature failed to pass strong 2nd Amendment bills that support individual right of self-defense and individual right to defend individual property. Instead, they Continue reading “Government Collects Non-Criminal Data for Individual Freedom?”