Originally posted by VAPatriot
I'm in Virginia and I will vote. If I am required to sign this oath I will sign it "Under duress".
Duress refers to a situation whereby a person performs an act as a result of violence, threat or other pressure against the person. Black's Law Dictionary (6th ed.) defines duress as "any unlawful threat or coercion used... to induce another to act [or not act] in a manner [they] otherwise would not [or would]". Duress is pressure exerted upon a person to coerce that person to perform an act that he or she ordinarily would not perform.
it negates the person's consent to an act, such as sexual activity or the entering into a contract; or, secondly, as a possible legal defense or justification to an otherwise unlawful act. As a defense, a defendant is arguing that he or she should not be held liable because, even though the act broke the law, it was only performed because of extreme unlawful pressure.
Originally posted by ModernAcademia
Here is the issue
Are Ron Paul supporters transferable?
So what does Virginia do?
Virginia GOP Will Require Voters To Sign ‘Loyalty Oath’
On Wednesday the Virginia State Board of Elections approved a request from the Virginia GOP that will require voters to sign a loyalty oath in order to participate in the state’s presidential primary on March 6.
The oath, which reads “I, the undersigned, pledge that I intend to support the nominee of the Republican party for president,” is intended to deter non-Republicans from participating in the process unless they are serious about supporting the eventual GOP candidate.
This is some SERIOUS BS!
Voting for a party instead of individuals is EXACTLY what is wrong with this country, and they want make sure people are FORCED to do so????
This MUST be contested from every angle possible
Something must be done, this is just so completely wrong on every level of everything!
edit on Fri Dec 30 2011 by DontTreadOnMe because: edited to use source title
Originally posted by awakened1
More BS.... really, sign "loyalty" oaths, come one, wake up from the Matrix Virginia...
The Elections are bought and paid for, decided before the first vote is counted. Its a rigged game, the puppet who will be used to further the Agenda in place is chosen, doesnt matter D or R next to the name.
Land of the Free, to do as your told....
Originally posted by TinfoilTP
Originally posted by Schkeptick
They're trying to keep Democrats from switching over just for the primaries.
It's funny, because it is an indicator that Ron Paul is drawing attention from both parties.
But who cares about a dumb oath?? It wouldn't keep me from doing what I wanted. Sheesh.
No the Obama people want to help Ron Paul so their man Obama can slay the racist in a hands down easy victory.
Why do Paul fans want phoney Obama voters? They won't be there to elect their guy if fantasyland happens and he makes the general election. Paul fanatics only care about the moment, and any vote they can get for that moment.