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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…

January 30, 2020

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…

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…