February 17, 2020

House defeats war restriction bill despite visit from Sen. Rand Paul

CHEYENNE — Rep. Tyler Lindholm brought a U.S. senator to the Wyoming Capitol on Friday to rally support for his “Defend The Guard Act,” which was intended to restrict national guard deployments without a formal…

February 17, 2020

U.S. Senator Rand Paul in Wyoming for Defend the Guard rally

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (Wyoming News Now) — House Bill 0098 is on the consent list for February 14, 2020. The bill, would bar Wyoming guard troops from being deployed to active combat without a declaration of war…

February 13, 2020

Republican Afghan War Vet Pat McGeehan Introduces W. VAs Defend the Guard Act

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February 13, 2020
February 13, 2020

West Virginia lawmakers approve Defend the Guard bill 15-7

For immediate release: Tues., Feb. 11, 2020 Contact: Del. Pat McGeehan 304-374-7018 Sgt. Dan McKnight 208-631-0258 West Virginia lawmakers approve “Defend the Guard” bill 15-7 Legislation also introduced in six other states…

February 13, 2020
February 13, 2020

West Virginia Committee Passes Bill to End Unconstitutional National Guard Deployments

By: Michael Boldin|Published on: Feb 11, 2020|Categories: Defend the Guard, State Bills, War| CHARLESTON, W. Va. (Feb. 11, 2020) Today, a West Virginia House committee passed a bill that would prohibit foreign combat deployments of the state’s national guard…

February 13, 2020

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

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…

February 12, 2020

Delegates move along bill requiring congressional war declaration to activate W.Va. Guard for combat

By Brad McElhinny in News | February 11, 2020 at 7:21PM CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Last week, Delegate Pat McGeehan lost — on a tie vote — a motion on the House floor to discharge from committee a bill that would prohibit West Virginia’s National Guard…

February 11, 2020

Support Grows for West Virginia Bill to Block Unconstitutional National Guard Deployments

CHARLESTON, W. Va. (Feb. 10, 2020) – There was political drama in West Virginia last week as the sponsor of a bill that would prohibit unconstitutional foreign combat deployments of the state’s national guard troops…