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January 29, 2020

Veterans group praises Rep. Stewart Jones - Laurens - for bill requiring Congress to declare war before Guard is mobilized.

BOISE – A bipartisan group of Afghanistan and Iraq war era veterans praised SC State Rep. Stewart Jones (SC-14) on Monday, for introducing legislation requiring that South Carolina’s National Guard units cannot be deployed for…

January 28, 2020

Rep. Jones introduces bill to keep S.C. Guard home from undeclared wars

BOISE, Idaho – A bipartisan group of Afghanistan and Iraq war era veterans praised S.C. State Rep. Stewart Jones (SC-14) on Monday for introducing legislation requiring that South Carolina’s National Guard units cannot be deployed for foreign…

January 24, 2020

The Policy Corner: Michigans Defend the Guard Act

Josh Barker of Radio Free Hillsdale discusses Michigan State Legislature’s policy proposal to limit National Guard deployment when there is no active declaration of war or other constitutional Congressional war action. https://soundcloud.com/radiofreehillsdale/the-policy-corner-michigans-defend-the-guard-act

January 24, 2020

Sen. Nathan Dahm files Defend the Guard Act

Oklahoma State Senate Immediate Release: Nov. 27, 2019 OKLAHOMA CITY – Sen. Nathan Dahm, R-Broken Arrow, filed legislation Tuesday to ensure men and women serving in the Oklahoma National Guard are only deployed as directed…

January 24, 2020

Oklahoma senator filing Defend The Guard Act

POSTED 9:54 AM, NOVEMBER 28, 2019, BY KFOR-TV AND K. QUERRY OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – An Oklahoma state senator is filing legislation to make sure that members of the Oklahoma National Guard are not deployed…

January 24, 2020

State senator files bill to limit when National Guard could serve in combat

By Barbara Hoberock Tulsa World Nov 27, 2019 OKLAHOMA CITY — State Sen. Nathan Dahm has filed a bill that would put limits on when the Oklahoma National Guard could be deployed overseas for combat.…

January 24, 2020

Editorial: Keep the National Guard home

Until recently, the Oklahoma National Guard was not deployed overseas in combat zones. During the Vietnam War, the Guard was stationed only stateside. Sen. Nathan Dahm, R-Broken Arrow, has filed legislation to ensure men and…

January 24, 2020

For veterans the Afghanistan Papers vindicated concerns of waste in war

“Both are advocating for the Defend the Guard Act, a law proposed in several states that would require a formal declaration of war before a state’s National Guard can be deployed overseas.” — Idaho Falls…

January 24, 2020

Hawaii Bill Would Ban Unconstitutional National Guard Deployments

By: Mike Maharrey|Published on: Jan 23, 2020|Categories: State Bills, War| HONOLULU, Hawaii (Jan. 23, 2020) – A bill introduced in the Hawaii House would prohibit unconstitutional foreign deployments of the state’s National Guard troops. Passage…

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January 22, 2020

Bipartisan State Legislators Roundtable Discussion on Ending Endless Wars

State legislators from seven states held a roundtable discussion on ending the U.S. involvement in endless wars, primarily through passage of “Defend the Guard” bills in their respective states. This discussion took place on November…