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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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Idaho Lieutenant Governor Aims to Push Back Against Undeclared Wars with Defend the Guard Act
Although the Republican Party is dominated by neocons at the national level, there are more voices willing to express their opposition to illegal and unconstitutional wars emerging from the conservative grassroots than ever before. One…
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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…
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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…
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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
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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…
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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…
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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.…
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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…
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