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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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WaPo: American public misled over war in Afghanistan
Read more: https://www.cnn.com/videos/politics/2019/12/10/afghanistan-papers-jim-sciutto-wapo-dnt-newday-vpx.cnn
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CWR Interview Dan McKnight Bring Our Troops Home 1_29_20
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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.…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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.…
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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.…
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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…
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