House Bill 2732View the Bill
Increase public awarness that the States and the people have a real role in deciding if our sons and daughters go to war.
Begin a ground-swell of support to demand that Congress simply abide by the Constitution. Congress must stop passing the buck and not taking acountability for their actions.
Reconnect the decision-making to use ilitary force to the families and communities that supply the men and women who have to fight. Arm chair Generals and Sunshine Patriots should not be the ones making decisions about the lives of
The goal of the Defend the Guard Act, a project of BringOurTroopsHome.US, is to have states reassert their 10th Amendment rights and to provide a Constitutionally necessary check on the Federal Government's use of military force as a primary tool of U.S. foreign policy
The States have a fundamental, Constitutional obligation to demand that the Federal Government adhere to the rules as mandated in Article 1, Section 8 of the U.S. Constitution. Unless Congress does its duty by approving an official Declaration of War, the States are within their Constitutional rights to withhold troops.
The sole objective of the Defend the Guard Act is to insist that the Federal Government abide by the Constitution before sending the sons and daughters of American families to combat in endless foreign wars.
Delegate Pat McGeehan (R-Hancock), the father of "Defend the Guard," prepares for a knife fight as the bill goes through the Veterans Affairs and Judiciary Committees.read more
Dan McKnight, founder and Chairman of BringOurTroopsHome.US, will be testifying in front of the South Dakota House Military and Veterans Affairs Committee today in support of "Defend the Guard" legislation.read more
BringOurTroopsHome.US Chairman Dan McKnight travels to South Dakota to advocate for "Defend the Guard" which had been introduced by State Rep. Aaron Aylward (R-Harrisburg).read more