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Nullification Petitions Written for the State of Florida

 

A Petition to End

The Powers of the Federal Department of Education

In the Sovereign State of Florida

 

            WHEREAS,   the following information may be found on the Department of Education web site:  http://www.ed.gov/

 

“The mission of the Department of Education is to promote student achievement and preparation for global competitiveness by fostering educational excellence and ensuring equal access. It engages in four major types of activities:

 

1.  Establishes policies related to federal education funding, administers distribution of funds and monitors their use.

2.  Collects data and oversees research on America's schools.

           3.  Identifies major issues in education and focuses national attention on them.

4. Enforces federal laws prohibiting discrimination in programs that receive federal funds”

           AND WHEREAS,   the powers conferred to Congress by the Constitution are as follows:

 

Article I Section. 8.

“The Congress shall have Power

To lay and collect Taxes, Duties, Imposts and Excises,

to pay the Debts and provide for the common Defense and general Welfare of the United States; but all Duties, Imposts and Excises shall be uniform throughout the United States;

To borrow Money on the credit of the United States;

To regulate Commerce with foreign Nations, and among the several States, and with the Indian Tribes;

To establish an uniform Rule of Naturalization, and uniform Laws on the subject of Bankruptcies throughout the United States;

To coin Money, regulate the Value thereof, and of foreign Coin, and fix the Standard of Weights and Measures;

To provide for the Punishment of counterfeiting the Securities and current Coin of the United States;

To establish Post Offices and post Roads;

To promote the Progress of Science and useful Arts, by securing for limited Times to Authors and Inventors the exclusive Right to their respective Writings and Discoveries;

To constitute Tribunals inferior to the Supreme Court;

To define and punish Piracies and Felonies committed on the high Seas, and Offences against the Law of Nations;

To declare War, grant Letters of Marque and Reprisal, and make Rules concerning Captures on Land and Water;

To raise and support Armies, but no Appropriation of Money to that Use shall be for a longer Term than two Years;

To provide and maintain a Navy;

To make Rules for the Government and Regulation of the land and naval Forces;

To provide for calling forth the Militia to execute the Laws of the Union, suppress Insurrections and repel Invasions;

To provide for organizing, arming, and disciplining, the Militia, and for governing such Part of them as may be employed in the Service of the United States, reserving to the States respectively, the Appointment of the Officers, and the Authority of training the Militia according to the discipline prescribed by Congress;

To exercise exclusive Legislation in all Cases whatsoever, over such District (not exceeding ten Miles square) as may, by Cession of particular States, and the Acceptance of Congress, become the Seat of the Government of the United States, and to exercise like Authority over all Places purchased by the Consent of the Legislature of the State in which the Same shall be, for the Erection of Forts, Magazines, Arsenals, dock-Yards, and other needful Buildings; — And

To make all Laws which shall be necessary and proper for carrying into Execution the foregoing Powers, and all other Powers vested by this Constitution in the Government of the United States, or in any Department or Officer thereof.”

 

          AND WHEREAS, no powers are delegated by the Constitution to the United States of America in any matter of public education directed at promoting student achievement or fostering educational excellence,

 

          AND WHEREAS,   the tenth amendment to the Constitution of the United States provides that:

 

  “The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people,”

 

          AND WHEREAS, when powers are assumed by the federal government which have not been delegated to it by the People, a nullification of the act is the rightful remedy; that without this remedy, the People of this United States of America  would be under the dominion, absolute and unlimited, of whoever might exercise this power of judgment over them,

 

          NOW THEREFORE WE, the undersigned registered voters of the sovereign State of Florida do observe that no other remedy remains for the ignominy of distant and callous tyrants than a State Constitutional and Legislative nullification of the Federal usurpation of state powers in this matter, and that all activities, including, regulations, funding, and grants of the Federal Department of Education be declared null and void within the limits of the sovereign state of Florida.

 

A Petition to End

The Powers of the Federal Department of Transportation

In the Sovereign State of Florida

 

WHEREAS,   The following Mission Statement may be found on the Department of transportation website:   http://www.dot.gov/

 

“The mission of the Department of transportation is to serve the United States by ensuring a fast safe, efficient accessible and convenient transportation system that meets our vital national interests and enhances the quality of life of the American people today and into the future.”

 

AND WHEREAS,   the powers conferred to Congress by the Constitution are as follows:

 

Article I Section. 8.

“The Congress shall have Power

To lay and collect Taxes, Duties, Imposts and Excises,

to pay the Debts and provide for the common Defense and general Welfare of the United States; but all Duties, Imposts and Excises shall be uniform throughout the United States;

To borrow Money on the credit of the United States;

To regulate Commerce with foreign Nations, and among the several States, and with the Indian Tribes;

To establish an uniform Rule of Naturalization, and uniform Laws on the subject of Bankruptcies throughout the United States;

To coin Money, regulate the Value thereof, and of foreign Coin, and fix the Standard of Weights and Measures;

To provide for the Punishment of counterfeiting the Securities and current Coin of the United States;

To establish Post Offices and post Roads;

To promote the Progress of Science and useful Arts, by securing for limited Times to Authors and Inventors the exclusive Right to their respective Writings and Discoveries;

To constitute Tribunals inferior to the Supreme Court;

To define and punish Piracies and Felonies committed on the high Seas, and Offenses against the Law of Nations;

To declare War, grant Letters of Marque and Reprisal, and make Rules concerning Captures on Land and Water;

To raise and support Armies, but no Appropriation of Money to that Use shall be for a longer Term than two Years;

To provide and maintain a Navy;

To make Rules for the Government and Regulation of the land and naval Forces;

To provide for calling forth the Militia to execute the Laws of the Union, suppress Insurrections and repel Invasions;

To provide for organizing, arming, and disciplining, the Militia, and for governing such Part of them as may be employed in the Service of the United States, reserving to the States respectively, the Appointment of the Officers, and the Authority of training the Militia according to the discipline prescribed by Congress;

To exercise exclusive Legislation in all Cases whatsoever, over such District (not exceeding ten Miles square) as may, by Cession of particular States, and the Acceptance of Congress, become the Seat of the Government of the United States, and to exercise like Authority over all Places purchased by the Consent of the Legislature of the State in which the Same shall be, for the Erection of Forts, Magazines, Arsenals, dock-Yards, and other needful Buildings; — And

To make all Laws which shall be necessary and proper for carrying into Execution the foregoing Powers, and all other Powers vested by this Constitution in the Government of the United States, or in any Department or Officer thereof.”

 

          AND WHEREAS,  no powers are delegated by the Constitution to the United States of America in any matter of ensuring a fast, efficient, accessible, and convenient  public transportation system beyond the establishment of interstate toll roads,

 

          AND WHEREAS,   the tenth amendment to the Constitution of the United States provides that:

 

  “The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people,

 

          AND WHEREAS, when powers are assumed by the federal government  which have not been delegated to it by the People, a nullification of the act is the rightful remedy; that without this remedy, the People of this United States of America would be under the dominion, absolute and unlimited, of whoever might exercise this power of judgment over them,

 

          NOW THEREFORE WE, the undersigned registered voters of the sovereign State of Florida do observe that no other remedy remains for the ignominy of distant and callous tyrants than a State Constitutional and Legislative nullification of the Federal usurpation of state powers in this matter, and that all activities, including, regulations, funding, and grants of the Federal Department of Transportation beyond the establishment and maintenance of interstate toll roads be declared null and void within the limits of the sovereign state of Florida.

 

 

 

 

A Petition to End

The Powers of the Federal Department of Energy

In the Sovereign State of Florida

 

          WHEREAS,   The following Mission Statement may be found on the Department of Energy website:   http://energy.gov/

 

“The mission of the Department of Energy is to ensure America's Security and Prosperity by addressing its energy, environmental and nuclear challenges through transformative science and technology solutions”.

 

          AND WHEREAS,   the powers conferred to Congress by the Constitution are as follows:

 

Article I Section. 8.

“The Congress shall have Power

To lay and collect Taxes, Duties, Imposts and Excises,

to pay the Debts and provide for the common Defense and general Welfare of the United States; but all Duties, Imposts and Excises shall be uniform throughout the United States;

To borrow Money on the credit of the United States;

To regulate Commerce with foreign Nations, and among the several States, and with the Indian Tribes;

To establish an uniform Rule of Naturalization, and uniform Laws on the subject of Bankruptcies throughout the United States;

To coin Money, regulate the Value thereof, and of foreign Coin, and fix the Standard of Weights and Measures;

To provide for the Punishment of counterfeiting the Securities and current Coin of the United States;

To establish Post Offices and post Roads;

To promote the Progress of Science and useful Arts, by securing for limited Times to Authors and Inventors the exclusive Right to their respective Writings and Discoveries;

To constitute Tribunals inferior to the Supreme Court;

To define and punish Piracies and Felonies committed on the high Seas, and Offenses against the Law of Nations;

To declare War, grant Letters of Marque and Reprisal, and make Rules concerning Captures on Land and Water;

To raise and support Armies, but no Appropriation of Money to that Use shall be for a longer Term than two Years;

To provide and maintain a Navy;

To make Rules for the Government and Regulation of the land and naval Forces;

To provide for calling forth the Militia to execute the Laws of the Union, suppress Insurrections and repel Invasions;

To provide for organizing, arming, and disciplining, the Militia, and for governing such Part of them as may be employed in the Service of the United States, reserving to the States respectively, the Appointment of the Officers, and the Authority of training the Militia according to the discipline prescribed by Congress;

To exercise exclusive Legislation in all Cases whatsoever, over such District (not exceeding ten Miles square) as may, by Cession of particular States, and the Acceptance of Congress, become the Seat of the Government of the United States, and to exercise like Authority over all Places purchased by the Consent of the Legislature of the State in which the Same shall be, for the Erection of Forts, Magazines, Arsenals, dock-Yards, and other needful Buildings; — And

To make all Laws which shall be necessary and proper for carrying into Execution the foregoing Powers, and all other Powers vested by this Constitution in the Government of the United States, or in any Department or Officer thereof.”

 

          AND WHEREAS,  no powers are delegated by the Constitution to the United States of America in any matter of energy, or relating to environmental and nuclear challenges, or developmental or transformative science and technology solutions in any other matter pertaining to energy.

 

          AND WHEREAS,   the tenth amendment to the Constitution of the United States provides that:

 

  “The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people,”

 

          AND WHEREAS, when powers are assumed by the federal government which have not been delegated to it by the People, a nullification of the act is the rightful remedy; that without this remedy, the People of this United States of America  would be under the dominion, absolute and unlimited, of whoever might exercise this power of judgment over them,

 

            NOW THEREFORE WE, the undersigned registered voters of the sovereign State of Florida do observe that no other remedy remains for the ignominy of distant and callous tyrants than a State Constitutional and Legislative nullification of the Federal usurpation of state powers in this matter, and that all activities, including, regulations, funding, and grants of the Federal Department of Energy be declared null and void within the limits of the sovereign state of Florida.

 

 

 

 

 

 

A Petition to End

The Powers of the Federal Department of Labor

In the Sovereign State of Florida

 

              WHEREAS,   The following Mission Statement may be found on the Department of Labor website:  http://www.dol.gov/

 

“The mission of the Department of Labor  is To Foster, promote and develop the welfare of the wage earners, job seekers and retirees of the United States; improve working conditions; advance opportunities for profitable employment; and to secure work-related benefits and rights”.

 

            AND WHEREAS,   the powers conferred to Congress by the Constitution are as follows:

 

Article I Section. 8.

“The Congress shall have Power

To lay and collect Taxes, Duties, Imposts and Excises,

to pay the Debts and provide for the common Defense and general Welfare of the United States; but all Duties, Imposts and Excises shall be uniform throughout the United States;

To borrow Money on the credit of the United States;

To regulate Commerce with foreign Nations, and among the several States, and with the Indian Tribes;

To establish an uniform Rule of Naturalization, and uniform Laws on the subject of Bankruptcies throughout the United States;

To coin Money, regulate the Value thereof, and of foreign Coin, and fix the Standard of Weights and Measures;

To provide for the Punishment of counterfeiting the Securities and current Coin of the United States;

To establish Post Offices and post Roads;

To promote the Progress of Science and useful Arts, by securing for limited Times to Authors and Inventors the exclusive Right to their respective Writings and Discoveries;

To constitute Tribunals inferior to the Supreme Court;

To define and punish Piracies and Felonies committed on the high Seas, and Offenses against the Law of Nations;

To declare War, grant Letters of Marque and Reprisal, and make Rules concerning Captures on Land and Water;

To raise and support Armies, but no Appropriation of Money to that Use shall be for a longer Term than two Years;

To provide and maintain a Navy;

To make Rules for the Government and Regulation of the land and naval Forces;

To provide for calling forth the Militia to execute the Laws of the Union, suppress Insurrections and repel Invasions;

To provide for organizing, arming, and disciplining, the Militia, and for governing such Part of them as may be employed in the Service of the United States, reserving to the States respectively, the Appointment of the Officers, and the Authority of training the Militia according to the discipline prescribed by Congress;

To exercise exclusive Legislation in all Cases whatsoever, over such District (not exceeding ten Miles square) as may, by Cession of particular States, and the Acceptance of Congress, become the Seat of the Government of the United States, and to exercise like Authority over all Places purchased by the Consent of the Legislature of the State in which the Same shall be, for the Erection of Forts, Magazines, Arsenals, dock-Yards, and other needful Buildings; — And

To make all Laws which shall be necessary and proper for carrying into Execution the foregoing Powers, and all other Powers vested by this Constitution in the Government of the United States, or in any Department or Officer thereof.”

 

          AND WHEREAS,  no powers are delegated by the Constitution to the United States of America to  “promote and develop the welfare of the wage earners, job seekers and retirees of the United States; improve working conditions; advance opportunities for profitable employment; and to secure work-related benefits and rights,

 

          AND WHEREAS, no reference to general welfare in the Constitution may be construed to mean specific welfare,

 

          AND WHEREAS,   the tenth amendment to the Constitution of the United States provides that:

 

  “The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people,”

           

            AND WHEREAS,  when powers are assumed by the federal government which have not been delegated to it by the People, a nullification of the act is the rightful remedy; that without this remedy, the People of this United States of America  would be under the dominion, absolute and unlimited, of whoever might exercise this power of judgment over them,

 

            NOW THEREFORE WE, the undersigned registered voters of the sovereign State of Florida do observe that no other remedy remains for the ignominy of distant and callous tyrants than a State Constitutional and Legislative nullification of the Federal usurpation of state powers in this matter, and that all activities, including, regulations, funding, and grants of the Federal Department of Labor be declared null and void within the limits of the sovereign state of Florida.

 

 

 

A Petition to End

The Powers of the Federal Department of Interior

In the Sovereign State of Florida

 

           WHEREAS,   The following Mission Statement may be found on the Department of Interior website:   http://www.doi.gov/index.cfm

 

“The mission of the Department of Interior is Protecting America's great outdoors and Powering our Future.

 

           AND WHEREAS,   the powers conferred to Congress by the Constitution are as follows:

 

Article I Section. 8.

“The Congress shall have Power

To lay and collect Taxes, Duties, Imposts and Excises,

to pay the Debts and provide for the common Defense and general Welfare of the United States; but all Duties, Imposts and Excises shall be uniform throughout the United States;

To borrow Money on the credit of the United States;

To regulate Commerce with foreign Nations, and among the several States, and with the Indian Tribes;

To establish an uniform Rule of Naturalization, and uniform Laws on the subject of Bankruptcies throughout the United States;

To coin Money, regulate the Value thereof, and of foreign Coin, and fix the Standard of Weights and Measures;

To provide for the Punishment of counterfeiting the Securities and current Coin of the United States;

To establish Post Offices and post Roads;

To promote the Progress of Science and useful Arts, by securing for limited Times to Authors and Inventors the exclusive Right to their respective Writings and Discoveries;

To constitute Tribunals inferior to the Supreme Court;

To define and punish Piracies and Felonies committed on the high Seas, and Offenses against the Law of Nations;

To declare War, grant Letters of Marque and Reprisal, and make Rules concerning Captures on Land and Water;

To raise and support Armies, but no Appropriation of Money to that Use shall be for a longer Term than two Years;

To provide and maintain a Navy;

To make Rules for the Government and Regulation of the land and naval Forces;

To provide for calling forth the Militia to execute the Laws of the Union, suppress Insurrections and repel Invasions;

To provide for organizing, arming, and disciplining, the Militia, and for governing such Part of them as may be employed in the Service of the United States, reserving to the States respectively, the Appointment of the Officers, and the Authority of training the Militia according to the discipline prescribed by Congress;

To exercise exclusive Legislation in all Cases whatsoever, over such District (not exceeding ten Miles square) as may, by Cession of particular States, and the Acceptance of Congress, become the Seat of the Government of the United States, and to exercise like Authority over all Places purchased by the Consent of the Legislature of the State in which the Same shall be, for the Erection of Forts, Magazines, Arsenals, dock-Yards, and other needful Buildings; — And

To make all Laws which shall be necessary and proper for carrying into Execution the foregoing Powers, and all other Powers vested by this Constitution in the Government of the United States, or in any Department or Officer thereof.”

 

          AND WHEREASno powers are delegated by the Constitution to the United States of America in any matter of protecting ‘America’s great outdoors’ or  ‘Powering our Future’ (sic),

 

          AND WHEREAS,   the tenth amendment to the Constitution of the United States provides that:

 

  “The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people,”

 

          AND WHEREAS, when powers are assumed by the federal government which have not been delegated to it by the People, a nullification of the act is the rightful remedy; that without this remedy, the People of this United States of America  would be under the dominion, absolute and unlimited, of whoever might exercise this power of judgment over them,

 

          NOW THEREFORE WE, the undersigned registered voters of the sovereign State of Florida do observe that no other remedy remains for the ignominy of distant and callous tyrants than a State Constitutional and Legislative nullification of the Federal usurpation of state powers in this matter, and that all activities, including, regulations, funding, and grants of the Federal Department of Interior be declared null and void within the limits of the sovereign state of Florida.

 

 

 

 

 

A Petition to End the Powers of

The Federal Department of Housing and Urban Development in the Sovereign State of Florida

 

            WHEREAS,   The following Mission Statement may be found on the Department of Housing and Urban Development website:  http://portal.hud.gov/portal/page/portal/HUD

 

“The mission of the Department of Housing and Urban Development is to create strong, sustainable, inclusive communities and quality affordable homes for all. HUD is working to strengthen the housing market to bolster the economy and protect the consumers; meet the need for quality affordable rental homes: utilize housing as a platform for improving quality of life; build inclusive and sustainable communities free from discrimination; and transform the way HUD does business.”

 

            AND WHEREAS,   the powers conferred to Congress by the Constitution are as follows:

 

Article I Section. 8.

“The Congress shall have Power

To lay and collect Taxes, Duties, Imposts and Excises,

to pay the Debts and provide for the common Defense and general Welfare of the United States; but all Duties, Imposts and Excises shall be uniform throughout the United States;

To borrow Money on the credit of the United States;

To regulate Commerce with foreign Nations, and among the several States, and with the Indian Tribes;

To establish an uniform Rule of Naturalization, and uniform Laws on the subject of Bankruptcies throughout the United States;

To coin Money, regulate the Value thereof, and of foreign Coin, and fix the Standard of Weights and Measures;

To provide for the Punishment of counterfeiting the Securities and current Coin of the United States;

To establish Post Offices and post Roads;

To promote the Progress of Science and useful Arts, by securing for limited Times to Authors and Inventors the exclusive Right to their respective Writings and Discoveries;

To constitute Tribunals inferior to the Supreme Court;

To define and punish Piracies and Felonies committed on the high Seas, and Offenses against the Law of Nations;

To declare War, grant Letters of Marque and Reprisal, and make Rules concerning Captures on Land and Water;

To raise and support Armies, but no Appropriation of Money to that Use shall be for a longer Term than two Years;

To provide and maintain a Navy;

To make Rules for the Government and Regulation of the land and naval Forces;

To provide for calling forth the Militia to execute the Laws of the Union, suppress Insurrections and repel Invasions;

To provide for organizing, arming, and disciplining, the Militia, and for governing such Part of them as may be employed in the Service of the United States, reserving to the States respectively, the Appointment of the Officers, and the Authority of training the Militia according to the discipline prescribed by Congress;

To exercise exclusive Legislation in all Cases whatsoever, over such District (not exceeding ten Miles square) as may, by Cession of particular States, and the Acceptance of Congress, become the Seat of the Government of the United States, and to exercise like Authority over all Places purchased by the Consent of the Legislature of the State in which the Same shall be, for the Erection of Forts, Magazines, Arsenals, dock-Yards, and other needful Buildings; — And

To make all Laws which shall be necessary and proper for carrying into Execution the foregoing Powers, and all other Powers vested by this Constitution in the Government of the United States, or in any Department or Officer thereof”.

          AND WHEREASno powers are delegated by the Constitution to the United States of America in any matter of public providing affordable housing for all its citizens. .

 

          AND WHEREAS,   the tenth amendment to the Constitution of the United States provides that:

 

  “The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people,”

 

          AND WHEREAS, when powers are assumed by the federal government which have not been delegated to it by the People, a nullification of the act is the rightful remedy; that without this remedy, the People of this United States of America  would be under the dominion, absolute and unlimited, of whoever might exercise this power of judgment over them,

 

          NOW THEREFORE WE, the undersigned registered voters of the sovereign State of Florida do observe that no other remedy remains for the ignominy of distant and callous tyrants than a State Constitutional and Legislative nullification of the Federal usurpation of state powers in this matter, and that all activities, including, regulations, funding, and grants of the Federal Department of Housing and Urban Development be declared null and void within the limits of the sovereign state of Florida.

 

 

A Petition to End

The Powers of the Federal Environmental Protection Agency

In the Sovereign State of Florida

 

             WHEREAS,   The following Mission Statement may be found on the Environmental Protection Agency website:   http://www.epa.gov/

 

The mission of the Environmental Protection Agency is: Taking action on climate change

 

Improving air quality

Assuring the safety of chemicals

Cleaning up our communities

Protecting America's waters

Expanding the conversation on environmentalism and working for environmental justice

Building strong state and tribal partnerships

 

            AND WHEREAS,   the powers conferred to Congress by the Constitution are as follows:

 

Article I Section. 8.

“The Congress shall have Power

To lay and collect Taxes, Duties, Imposts and Excises,

to pay the Debts and provide for the common Defense and general Welfare of the United States; but all Duties, Imposts and Excises shall be uniform throughout the United States;

To borrow Money on the credit of the United States;

To regulate Commerce with foreign Nations, and among the several States, and with the Indian Tribes;

To establish an uniform Rule of Naturalization, and uniform Laws on the subject of Bankruptcies throughout the United States;

To coin Money, regulate the Value thereof, and of foreign Coin, and fix the Standard of Weights and Measures;

To provide for the Punishment of counterfeiting the Securities and current Coin of the United States;

To establish Post Offices and post Roads;

To promote the Progress of Science and useful Arts, by securing for limited Times to Authors and Inventors the exclusive Right to their respective Writings and Discoveries;

To constitute Tribunals inferior to the Supreme Court;

To define and punish Piracy and Felonies committed on the high Seas, and Offenses against the Law of Nations;

To declare War, grant Letters of Marque and Reprisal, and make Rules concerning Captures on Land and Water;

To raise and support Armies, but no Appropriation of Money to that Use shall be for a longer Term than two Years;

To provide and maintain a Navy;

To make Rules for the Government and Regulation of the land and naval Forces;

To provide for calling forth the Militia to execute the Laws of the Union, suppress Insurrections and repel Invasions;

To provide for organizing, arming, and disciplining, the Militia, and for governing such Part of them as may be employed in the Service of the United States, reserving to the States respectively, the Appointment of the Officers, and the Authority of training the Militia according to the discipline prescribed by Congress;

To exercise exclusive Legislation in all Cases whatsoever, over such District (not exceeding ten Miles square) as may, by Cession of particular States, and the Acceptance of Congress, become the Seat of the Government of the United States, and to exercise like Authority over all Places purchased by the Consent of the Legislature of the State in which the Same shall be, for the Erection of Forts, Magazines, Arsenals, dock-Yards, and other needful Buildings; — And

To make all Laws which shall be necessary and proper for carrying into Execution the foregoing Powers, and all other Powers vested by this Constitution in the Government of the United States, or in any Department or Officer thereof.”

 

          AND WHEREAS, no powers are delegated by the Constitution to the United States of America in any matter of the protection of the environment, air quality, protecting water, safe use of chemicals, or building state and tribal relationships.

 

          AND WHEREAS,   the tenth amendment to the Constitution of the United States provides that:

 

  “The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people,”

 

          AND WHEREAS, when powers are assumed by the federal government which have not been delegated to it by the People, a nullification of the act is the rightful remedy; that without this remedy, the People of this United States of America  would be under the dominion, absolute and unlimited, of whoever might exercise this power of judgment over them,

 

          NOW THEREFORE WE, the undersigned registered voters of the sovereign State of Florida do observe that no other remedy remains for the ignominy of distant and callous tyrants than a State Constitutional and Legislative nullification of the Federal usurpation of state powers in this matter, and that all activities, including, regulations, funding, and grants of the Federal Environmental Protection Agency be declared null and void within the limits of the sovereign state of Florida.

 

A Petition to End the Powers

Of the Federal Alcohol, Tobacco and Fire Arms Agency

In the Sovereign State of Florida

 

              WHEREAS,   The following Mission Statement may be found on the Alcohol, Tobacco and Fire Arms Agency website:   http://www.atf.gov/

 

“The mission of the  Alcohol, Tobacco and Fire Arms Agency is: A unique law enforcement agency in the United States Department of Justice that protects our communities from violent criminals, criminal organizations, the illegal use and trafficking of firearms, the illegal use and storage of explosives, acts of arson and bombings, acts of terrorism, and the illegal diversion of alcohol and tobacco products. We partner with communities, industries, law enforcement, and public safety agencies to safeguard the public we serve through information sharing, training, research, and use of technology.”

 

 

              AND WHEREAS,   the powers conferred to Congress by the Constitution are as follows:

 

Article I Section. 8.

“The Congress shall have Power

To lay and collect Taxes, Duties, Imposts and Excises,

to pay the Debts and provide for the common Defense and general Welfare of the United States; but all Duties, Imposts and Excises shall be uniform throughout the United States;

To borrow Money on the credit of the United States;

To regulate Commerce with foreign Nations, and among the several States, and with the Indian Tribes;

To establish an uniform Rule of Naturalization, and uniform Laws on the subject of Bankruptcies throughout the United States;

To coin Money, regulate the Value thereof, and of foreign Coin, and fix the Standard of Weights and Measures;

To provide for the Punishment of counterfeiting the Securities and current Coin of the United States;

To establish Post Offices and post Roads;

To promote the Progress of Science and useful Arts, by securing for limited Times to Authors and Inventors the exclusive Right to their respective Writings and Discoveries;

To constitute Tribunals inferior to the Supreme Court;

To define and punish Piracy and Felonies committed on the high Seas, and Offenses against the Law of Nations;

To declare War, grant Letters of Marque and Reprisal, and make Rules concerning Captures on Land and Water;

To raise and support Armies, but no Appropriation of Money to that Use shall be for a longer Term than two Years;

To provide and maintain a Navy;

To make Rules for the Government and Regulation of the land and naval Forces;

To provide for calling forth the Militia to execute the Laws of the Union, suppress Insurrections and repel Invasions;

To provide for organizing, arming, and disciplining, the Militia, and for governing such Part of them as may be employed in the Service of the United States, reserving to the States respectively, the Appointment of the Officers, and the Authority of training the Militia according to the discipline prescribed by Congress;

To exercise exclusive Legislation in all Cases whatsoever, over such District (not exceeding ten Miles square) as may, by Cession of particular States, and the Acceptance of Congress, become the Seat of the Government of the United States, and to exercise like Authority over all Places purchased by the Consent of the Legislature of the State in which the Same shall be, for the Erection of Forts, Magazines, Arsenals, dock-Yards, and other needful Buildings; — And

To make all Laws which shall be necessary and proper for carrying into Execution the foregoing Powers, and all other Powers vested by this Constitution in the Government of the United States, or in any Department or Officer thereof.”

 

          AND WHEREASno powers are delegated by the Constitution to the United States of America in any matter of the regulation of alcohol, tobacco and firearms, and moreover the Constitution specifically provides that the keeping and bearing of arms shall not be infringed.

 

          AND WHEREAS,   the tenth amendment to the Constitution of the United States provides that:

 

  “The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people,”

 

          AND WHEREAS, when powers are assumed by the federal government which have not been delegated to it by the People, a nullification of the act is the rightful remedy; that without this remedy, the People of this United States of America  would be under the dominion, absolute and unlimited, of whoever might exercise this power of judgment over them,

            NOW THEREFORE WE, the undersigned registered voters of the sovereign State of Florida do observe that no other remedy remains for the ignominy of distant and callous tyrants than a State Constitutional and Legislative nullification of the Federal usurpation of state powers in this matter, and that all activities, including, regulations, funding, and grants of the Federal Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms Agency be declared null and void within the limits of the sovereign state of Florida.

 

A Petition to End the Powers

Of the Federal Drug Enforcement Agency

In the Sovereign State of Florida

 

                WHEREAS,   The following Mission Statement may be found on the Drug Enforcement Agency website:   http://www.justice.gov/

 

“The mission of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is to enforce the controlled substances laws and regulations of the United States and bring to the criminal and civil justice system of the United States, or any other competent jurisdiction, those organizations and principal members of organizations, involved in the growing, manufacture, or distribution of controlled substances appearing in or destined for illicit traffic in the United States; and to recommend and support non-enforcement programs aimed at reducing the availability of illicit controlled substances on the domestic and international markets.”

 

 

               AND WHEREAS,   the powers conferred to Congress by the Constitution are as follows:

 

Article I Section. 8.

“The Congress shall have Power

To lay and collect Taxes, Duties, Imposts and Excises,

to pay the Debts and provide for the common Defense and general Welfare of the United States; but all Duties, Imposts and Excises shall be uniform throughout the United States;

To borrow Money on the credit of the United States;

To regulate Commerce with foreign Nations, and among the several States, and with the Indian Tribes;

To establish an uniform Rule of Naturalization, and uniform Laws on the subject of Bankruptcies throughout the United States;

To coin Money, regulate the Value thereof, and of foreign Coin, and fix the Standard of Weights and Measures;

To provide for the Punishment of counterfeiting the Securities and current Coin of the United States;

To establish Post Offices and post Roads;

To promote the Progress of Science and useful Arts, by securing for limited Times to Authors and Inventors the exclusive Right to their respective Writings and Discoveries;

To constitute Tribunals inferior to the Supreme Court;

To define and punish Piracy and Felonies committed on the high Seas, and Offenses against the Law of Nations;

To declare War, grant Letters of Marque and Reprisal, and make Rules concerning Captures on Land and Water;

To raise and support Armies, but no Appropriation of Money to that Use shall be for a longer Term than two Years;

To provide and maintain a Navy;

To make Rules for the Government and Regulation of the land and naval Forces;

To provide for calling forth the Militia to execute the Laws of the Union, suppress Insurrections and repel Invasions;

To provide for organizing, arming, and disciplining, the Militia, and for governing such Part of them as may be employed in the Service of the United States, reserving to the States respectively, the Appointment of the Officers, and the Authority of training the Militia according to the discipline prescribed by Congress;

To exercise exclusive Legislation in all Cases whatsoever, over such District (not exceeding ten Miles square) as may, by Cession of particular States, and the Acceptance of Congress, become the Seat of the Government of the United States, and to exercise like Authority over all Places purchased by the Consent of the Legislature of the State in which the Same shall be, for the Erection of Forts, Magazines, Arsenals, dock-Yards, and other needful Buildings; — And

To make all Laws which shall be necessary and proper for carrying into Execution the foregoing Powers, and all other Powers vested by this Constitution in the Government of the United States, or in any Department or Officer thereof.”

 

          AND WHEREASno powers are delegated by the Constitution to the United States of America in any matter of regulating or forbidding the use of  medicinal or any other substances.  Moreover, there is not a Constitutional power delegated to Congress to punish any domestic crime except counterfeiting and treason.

 

          AND WHEREAS,   the tenth amendment to the Constitution of the United States provides that:

 

  “The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people,”

 

          AND WHEREAS, when powers are assumed by the federal government which have not been delegated to it by the People, a nullification of the act is the rightful remedy; that without this remedy, the People of this United States of America  would be under the dominion, absolute and unlimited, of whoever might exercise this power of judgment over them,

           

        NOW THEREFORE WE, the undersigned registered voters of the sovereign State of Florida do observe that no other remedy remains for the ignominy of distant and callous tyrants than a State Constitutional and Legislative nullification of the Federal usurpation of state powers in this matter, and that all activities, including, regulations, funding, and grants of the Federal Drug Enforcement Agency be declared null and void within the limits of the sovereign state of Florida.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A Petition to End the Powers

Of the Federal Department of Agriculture

In the Sovereign State of Florida

 

 

          WHEREAS, the following information may be found on the Department of Agriculture website:   http://www.usda.gov/wps/portal/usda/usdahome

 

 

            “We provide leadership on food, agriculture, natural resources, and related issues based on sound public policy, the best available science, and efficient management.

 

We want to be recognized as a dynamic organization that is able to efficiently provide the integrated program delivery needed to lead a rapidly evolving food and agriculture system.

 

USDA has created a strategic plan to implement its vision. The framework of this plan depends on these key activities: expanding markets for agricultural products and support international economic development, further developing alternative markets for agricultural products and activities, providing financing needed to help expand job opportunities and improve housing, utilities and infrastructure in rural America, enhancing food safety by taking steps to reduce the prevalence of foodborne hazards from farm to table, improving nutrition and health by providing food assistance and nutrition education and promotion, and managing and protecting America's public and private lands working cooperatively with other levels of government and the private sector.”

 

 

            AND WHEREAS,   the powers conferred to Congress by the Constitution are as follows:

 

Article I Section. 8.

“The Congress shall have Power

To lay and collect Taxes, Duties, Imposts and Excises,

to pay the Debts and provide for the common Defense and general Welfare of the United States; but all Duties, Imposts and Excises shall be uniform throughout the United States;

To borrow Money on the credit of the United States;

To regulate Commerce with foreign Nations, and among the several States, and with the Indian Tribes;

To establish an uniform Rule of Naturalization, and uniform Laws on the subject of Bankruptcies throughout the United States;

To coin Money, regulate the Value thereof, and of foreign Coin, and fix the Standard of Weights and Measures;

To provide for the Punishment of counterfeiting the Securities and current Coin of the United States;

To establish Post Offices and post Roads;

To promote the Progress of Science and useful Arts, by securing for limited Times to Authors and Inventors the exclusive Right to their respective Writings and Discoveries;

To constitute Tribunals inferior to the Supreme Court;

To define and punish Piracies and Felonies committed on the high Seas, and Offences against the Law of Nations;

To declare War, grant Letters of Marque and Reprisal, and make Rules concerning Captures on Land and Water;

To raise and support Armies, but no Appropriation of Money to that Use shall be for a longer Term than two Years;

To provide and maintain a Navy;

To make Rules for the Government and Regulation of the land and naval Forces;

To provide for calling forth the Militia to execute the Laws of the Union, suppress Insurrections and repel Invasions;

To provide for organizing, arming, and disciplining, the Militia, and for governing such Part of them as may be employed in the Service of the United States, reserving to the States respectively, the Appointment of the Officers, and the Authority of training the Militia according to the discipline prescribed by Congress;

To exercise exclusive Legislation in all Cases whatsoever, over such District (not exceeding ten Miles square) as may, by Cession of particular States, and the Acceptance of Congress, become the Seat of the Government of the United States, and to exercise like Authority over all Places purchased by the Consent of the Legislature of the State in which the Same shall be, for the Erection of Forts, Magazines, Arsenals, dock-Yards, and other needful Buildings; — And

To make all Laws which shall be necessary and proper for carrying into Execution the foregoing Powers, and all other Powers vested by this Constitution in the Government of the United States, or in any Department or Officer thereof.”

 

            AND WHEREAS,  no powers are delegated by the Constitution to the United States of America in any matter of  ‘providing leadership’ or regulating food, agriculture or natural resources, or providing financing to the same,

 

          AND WHEREAS,   the tenth amendment to the Constitution of the United States provides that:

 

  “The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people,”

 

          AND WHEREAS, when powers are assumed by the federal government which have not been delegated to it by the People, a nullification of the act is the rightful remedy; that without this remedy, the People of this United States of America  would be under the dominion, absolute and unlimited, of whoever might exercise this power of judgment over them,

           

        NOW THEREFORE WE, the undersigned registered voters of the sovereign State of Florida do observe that no other remedy remains for the ignominy of distant and callous tyrants than a State Constitutional and Legislative nullification of the Federal usurpation of state powers in this matter, and that all activities, including, regulations, funding, and grants of the Federal Department of Agriculture be declared null and void within the limits of the sovereign state of Florida.

 

 

 

A Petition to End the Powers

Of All Federal Government Sponsored Enterprises

In the Sovereign State of Florida

 

 

 

            WHEREAS, there have come into being over the passage of time many ‘Government Sponsored Enterprises,’ and these include but are not limited to functions of the Department of Housing and Urban Development.   Government Sponsored Enterprises include all of those private concerns which receive both direct and indirect federal subsidies, including but not limited to Insurance Companies, Auto Manufacturers, Medical Services, Agricultural Concerns, Educational Institutions, the Federal Reserve Bank, Commercial and Investment Banks, and other manufacturers whose products are subsidized through trade agreements, prohibitions on the production of competing products, or through the provision of capital at rates below fair market value.

 

 

            AND WHEREAS, the powers conferred to Congress by the Constitution are as follows:

 

Article I Section. 8.

“The Congress shall have Power

To lay and collect Taxes, Duties, Imposts and Excises,

to pay the Debts and provide for the common Defense and general Welfare of the United States; but all Duties, Imposts and Excises shall be uniform throughout the United States;

To borrow Money on the credit of the United States;

To regulate Commerce with foreign Nations, and among the several States, and with the Indian Tribes;

To establish an uniform Rule of Naturalization, and uniform Laws on the subject of Bankruptcies throughout the United States;

To coin Money, regulate the Value thereof, and of foreign Coin, and fix the Standard of Weights and Measures;

To provide for the Punishment of counterfeiting the Securities and current Coin of the United States;

To establish Post Offices and post Roads;

To promote the Progress of Science and useful Arts, by securing for limited Times to Authors and Inventors the exclusive Right to their respective Writings and Discoveries;

To constitute Tribunals inferior to the Supreme Court;

To define and punish Piracies and Felonies committed on the high Seas, and Offences against the Law of Nations;

To declare War, grant Letters of Marque and Reprisal, and make Rules concerning Captures on Land and Water;

To raise and support Armies, but no Appropriation of Money to that Use shall be for a longer Term than two Years;

To provide and maintain a Navy;

To make Rules for the Government and Regulation of the land and naval Forces;

To provide for calling forth the Militia to execute the Laws of the Union, suppress Insurrections and repel Invasions;

To provide for organizing, arming, and disciplining, the Militia, and for governing such Part of them as may be employed in the Service of the United States, reserving to the States respectively, the Appointment of the Officers, and the Authority of training the Militia according to the discipline prescribed by Congress;

To exercise exclusive Legislation in all Cases whatsoever, over such District (not exceeding ten Miles square) as may, by Cession of particular States, and the Acceptance of Congress, become the Seat of the Government of the United States, and to exercise like Authority over all Places purchased by the Consent of the Legislature of the State in which the Same shall be, for the Erection of Forts, Magazines, Arsenals, dock-Yards, and other needful Buildings; — And

To make all Laws which shall be necessary and proper for carrying into Execution the foregoing Powers, and all other Powers vested by this Constitution in the Government of the United States, or in any Department or Officer thereof.”

 

 

          AND WHEREAS,  no powers are delegated by the Constitution to the United States of America in any matter of providing subsidies to any private corporation,

 

          AND WHEREAS,   the tenth amendment to the Constitution of the United States provides that:

 

  “The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people,”

 

          AND WHEREAS, when powers are assumed by the federal government which have not been delegated to it by the People, a nullification of the act is the rightful remedy; that without this remedy, the People of this United States of America  would be under the dominion, absolute and unlimited, of whoever might exercise this power of judgment over them,

 

          NOW THEREFORE WE, the undersigned registered voters of the sovereign State of Florida do observe that no other remedy remains for the ignominy of distant and callous tyrants than a State Constitutional and Legislative nullification of the Federal usurpation of state powers in this matter, and that all activities, including, regulations, funding, and grants to any Federal Government Sponsored Enterprise be declared null and void within the limits of the sovereign state of Florida


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