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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…

January 13, 2020
January 13, 2020

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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January 13, 2020

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.…

January 09, 2020

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…

January 09, 2020

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…