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…

February 10, 2020

WaPo: American public misled over war in Afghanistan

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February 10, 2020

CWR Interview Dan McKnight Bring Our Troops Home 1_29_20

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February 10, 2020

Poll: nearly 70 of Americans back withdrawing troops from Afghanistan Iraq

BOISE, Idaho – A bipartisan coalition of Afghanistan and Iraq war veterans Wednesday said Congress should heed the findings of a new poll in which nearly 70 percent of Americans said they support withdrawing U.S.…

February 10, 2020

House of Delegates debates W.Va. National Guard deployment

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WVVA) – Debate broke out on the House of Delegates floor Tuesday about whether West Virginia National Guard members should be called to war overseas if congress has not declared war. It was…

February 06, 2020

Wyoming Bill Would Ban Unconstitutional National Guard Deployments

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (Feb. 5, 2020) – A bill prefiled in the Wyoming House would prohibit unconstitutional foreign combat deployments of the state’s national guard troops, effectively restoring the founders’ framework for state-federal balance on the…

February 05, 2020

Washington is a lost cause: Lawmakers debate federal control of National Guard

CHARLESTON — A bill to prohibit the federal government’s use of the West Virginia National Guard was nearly discharged from the Veterans Affairs and Homeland Security Committee on Tuesday, with the motion failing after a…

February 05, 2020

West Virginia House Rejects Motion To Advance Defend the Guard Act

A bill requiring an official declaration of war from U.S. Congress to deploy members of the West Virginia National Guard overseas remains inactive, despite a robust conversation on the West Virginia House floor Tuesday. Del.…

February 05, 2020

McGeehans Effort to Discharge Defend the Guard Act Fails

CHARLESTON — An effort Tuesday by Delegate Pat McGeehan, R-Hancock, to get a piece of legislation that would prohibit West Virginia’s National Guard reservists from serving in non-declared war zones failed in a tie vote.…

February 04, 2020

HB0098 - Defend the Guard Act.

Defend the Guard Act. Sponsored by: Representative(s) Lindholm, Barlow, Blackburn, Blake, Clem, Clifford, Duncan, Henderson, Hunt, Olsen and Pelkey and Senator(s) Biteman, Case, Hicks and Rothfuss A BILL for AN ACT relating to defense forces…