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10th Amendment/State Sovereignty Update! Idaho Moves Forward!


CofCC.org News Team

Idaho resolution makes progress one day after being introduced!

An Idaho state rep introduced a 10th Amendment/State Sovereignty resolution into the Idaho House State Affairs Committee on March 3rd. The resolution was passed 13-4 by a House committee the very next day! It will now go to the full House for a vote. Read Article.

What Idaho Lawmakers are saying:

Rep. Dick Harwood, R-St. Maries, said, “We think they oughta back off and let the states govern themselves a little bit.”

Rep. Ken Andrus, R-Lava Hot Springs, said, “We don’t stand up for ourselves, who will? Our rights, our constitutional rights, are being trampled right before our eyes.”

Rep. Erik Simpson, R-Idaho Falls, said, “I personally don’t see any harm in sending a message to the federal government that the state of Idaho respects the Constitution.”

The current scorecard:

Moving Ahead(5)

AZ: Passed a House Committee
OK: Passed the House
MT: Passed the House
SC: Passed House and a Senate subcommittee
ID: Passed a House Committee

Killed(3)

AR: Defeated by House Committee
NH: Defeated by House
WA: Killed by House Committee Chairman

Coming down the pipeline(12)

Georgia
Kansas
Kentucky
Indiana
Michigan(Very Strong Support)
Minnesota(Very Strong Support Among Republicans)
New Mexico
Missouri
South Dakota(Very Strong Support)
Tennessee
Texas(Very Strong Support Among Republicans)
West Virginia