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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…
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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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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…
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Lindholm offers legislative preview
SUNDANCE TIMESSundance, WyomingJanuary 9, 2020 Lindholm offers legislative previewBy Sarah Pridgeon …(Rep. Tyler) Lindholm is also working on Defend the Guard, an act that would prevent the Wyoming National Guard from being deployed to any…
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States message to knuckleheads in D.C.: Leave National Guard alone
Amid debate in Washington over the president’s authority to order military operations against Iran, lawmakers in one state have introduced a bill that would prohibit unconstitutional foreign combat deployments of the state’s National Guard troops.…
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West Virginia Bill Would Block Unconstitutional National Guard Deployments
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Jan. 9, 2020) – A bill introduced in the West Virginia House would prohibit unconstitutional foreign combat deployments of the state’s national guard troops, effectively restoring the Founders’ framework for state-federal balance on…
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Defend the Guard Act introduced
State Rep. Steve Johnson today introduced the Defend the Guard Act, which would require Congress to declare war as required under the U.S. Constitution before Michigan National Guard troops could be deployed to a warzone. “This…
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McGeehan to reintroduce Protect the Guard bill
CHESTER — On five occasions Delegate Patrick McGeehan has introduced legislation seeking to keep West Virginia troops from seeing overseas duty when no act of war has been declared by Congress — and he’s going…
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