To Congress: Support the 10th

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Chris Peace (R), a delegate in Virginia's House, wrote an excellent piece in Sunday's RTD, entitled "10th Amendment Protects the People." In the simplest of terms, Peace defines Federalism and explains how we may have gotten to this place where an over-reaching federal government is finally being told to "STOP!".

Our General Assembly has chosen this legislative session to do the following:

"Reminding Congress to support the 10th Amendment: Over the past year, states around the country passed resolutions claiming sovereignty under the 10th Amendment. This movement, in nearly every state in the Union, demonstrates an imbalance and growing concern that the federal government is increasing its dominance over state policy affairs."

 I commend his editorial to you as an excellent reminder of state and federal roles. As well, he highlights various legislative efforts that we have championed here on this blog:  HB10 - Healthcare Freedom Act, HB69 - Firearms Freedom Act, among others....