Bill Aims To Require Congressional Declaration Of War Before Calling Up Wyoming Guardsmen

February 13, 2020

A northeast Wyoming lawmaker is proposing a bill that would require U.S. Congress to formally declare war before the Wyoming National Guard can be called up.

The Defend the Guard Act or House Bill 98 says that members of the Wyoming National Guard could not be sent to an active duty combat zone without a declaration of war or official action from U.S. Congress.

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