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A Tenther Toolkit for Victory!

As the federal government relentlessly attacks the Constitution, the only way that liberty can win in the long run is if people refuse to give in. Here at the TAC, we’re not giving in; we’re ramping up the pressure. We believe that nullification – any act or set of actions that render a “law” null and void, […]

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Jury Nullification Protestor Out Of Jail, Vows To Continue To Hand Out Flyers, Files Federal Lawsuit Against Judge

Mark Schmidter is a free man after spending 104 days in the Orange County Jail. He was convicted late last year of indirect criminal contempt by Chief Judge Belvin Perry for handing out flyers at the Orange County Courthouse in the months leading up to and during the Casey Anthony trial. He says his fight […]

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San Diego Mayor Bob Filner Urges ‘Jury Nullification’ In Medical Pot Dispensary Case

San Diego Mayor Bob Filner has injected himself into a federal criminal case against the operator of a medical marijuana dispensary, intensifying his standoff with federal prosecutors on cannabis enforcement issues. Filner’s urging jurors who’ll be chosen for the trial to reject federal law in favor of state statutes under a centuries-old legal concept known […]

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A Basic Civics Lesson for Pseudo-Historians

Nullification authority Mike Maharrey of the Tenth Amendment Center writes: Both The Economist and the Montgomery Advertiserrecently ran opinion pieces skewering nullification, specifically state efforts to block unconstitutional federal gun laws in Kansas and Alabama. Interestingly, both the author of  The Economist piece and the editorial bored over at the Alabama newspaper used the same strategy. They both try to […]

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Governor to AG Holder: Kansans hold dear the right to keep & bear arms

Topeka – Kansas Governor Sam Brownback sent the following letter Thursday to U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder in response to his letter regarding the state’s Second Amendment Protection Act: May 2, 2013 Attorney General Eric Holder Office of the Attorney General Washington, DC 20530 Dear Attorney General Holder: The State of Kansas is in receipt […]

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