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How To Get Involved in the Tenth Amendment Movement and Help Resist Government Tyranny

by Diane Rufino, October 18, 2021 Author of the excellent book, The Un-Civil War: Shattering the Historical Myths,” Leonard “Mike” Scruggs has analyzed a large national poll taken four months ago, back in June, 2021, that reveals “a jaw-dropping 66 … Continue reading

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SOLUTIONS FOR AMERICA: How to Preserve the Constitution and the Land of Liberty Our Founding Fathers Gave Us

by Diane Rufino, September 1, 2021 Why do I say that we need to preserve our country?  Why does America need saving?  As I made abundantly clear, in my article “A Re-Declaration of Independence,” which I posted on January 23 … Continue reading

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IS NULLIFICATION A VIABLE OPTION TO CURB FEDERAL ABUSE?

By Diane Rufino, June 17, 2021 On June 15, I posted a question and some of my personal thoughts on the matter. I noted that our nation’s culture and politics has perhaps reached a tipping point where two competing ideologies … Continue reading

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HAS THE TIME FINALLY COME?

by Diane Rufino, June 15, 2021 QUESTION: Do you believe our country is irreparably divided between two competing and non-overlapping ideologies? Do you believe that to try to negotiate and make concessions will only further erode the precarious existence that … Continue reading

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(MODEL) RESOLUTION to Support & Encourage State Nullification Bills

by Diane Rufino, February 21, 2019 I wrote the following Model Resolution in support of the various grassroots organizations I volunteer with, in support of the Tenth Amendment Center and its work, and in support of the doctrines of Nullification … Continue reading

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This Thing We Call “Sovereignty”

  by Diane Rufino, February 20, 2019 On September 3, 1783, representatives from the American states, Benjamin Franklin, John Adams, and John Jay, and a representative of King George III signed the Treaty of Paris to officially end the American … Continue reading

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Thomas Jefferson Articulates the Remedy of NULLIFICATION in an Opinion Written to President George Washington in 1791

by Diane Rufino, September 16, 2018 In 1791, Thomas Jefferson wrote an opinion on the constitutionality of a National Bank. It is an important commentary on the meaning and intent of the US Constitution, in particular the two general clauses … Continue reading

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A Proposed State Sovereignty Resolution to Re-Assert the Tenth and Second Amendments

by Diane Rufino, February 21, 2018 The following is a proposed State Sovereignty Resolution that I wrote and proposed to my legislators in the North Carolina General Assembly. I feel very strongly that the General Assembly should make it clear … Continue reading

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Keep the Second Amendment Secure in North Carolina

by Diane Rufino, March 27, 2018 My appreciation of the Second Amendment and gratitude for the wisdom and insistence of our Founders and for the States who insisted that it was necessary to be included in our Constitution (or else … Continue reading

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Our Modern-Day Interposer, Judge Roy Moore

by Diane Rufino, January 25, 2018 I just wrote an article explaining the doctrine of Interposition and how vital a remedy it is against federal tyranny. (“Interposition: The Duty to Say “NO!”). In that article, I wrote: “Our challenge is … Continue reading

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