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Noon today in Virginia : final vote on gutting the NDAA bill

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posted on Feb, 27 2012 @ 08:47 AM
For people in Virginia... if you want to make your voice heard...


HB 1160, the bill that guts the onerous provisions of the NDAA -- such as the suspension of the 6th amendment -- comes up for its final vote in the Virginia Senate today around noon. Authored by Virginia's greatest legislator, Rep. Bob Marshall, passed the Virginia lower house, the House of Delegates, by 96-4. It comes up for a vote in the VA Senate today around noon. Every Virginian needs to contact their State Senator before noon to urge them to vote YES on this measure because the Republican Governor of Virginia inexplicably has announced that he does not like the bill.

"Unless there is a groundswell of support for it, it may not survive the final vote in the full Senate despite its already passing the House Subcommittee, full Committee, full House floor and Senate Committee," said Rep. Marshall in a morning press release.

"HB 1160 will prevent the use of any Virginia agency or member of the Virginia National Guard or Virginia Defense Force to assist in any way to unlawfully detain a citizen of Virginia on behalf of the United States Government in violation of the U.S. and Virginia Constitutions," said Marshall.

If you REALLY believe in the constitution, call your state senator!

Here is how to contact them
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posted on Feb, 27 2012 @ 09:17 AM
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It passed the House 96-4 and may not pass the Senate? That seems crazy in and of itself. We'll see if the Senate cares about what the voters want

posted on Feb, 27 2012 @ 09:30 AM
Gut it? To hell with that. Burn it i say! Then mail the ashes to Obama with a note telling him to piss off.

posted on Feb, 27 2012 @ 10:01 AM
Live in Va.
Just tried to call my Senator, to no avail
so I left a message...
Then I sent an email...
simple & to the point.

"please vote yes on HB1160"

I made a wish
lets see if it comes

posted on Feb, 27 2012 @ 11:17 AM
More and more states are rallying against the specific provisions in NDAA. Glad to see this. I find it hard to believe any president signing this into law while at the same time saying that he won't use the provisions contained within it... Oh Sure!!

A bipartisan team ranging from former Al Gore consultant Naomi Wolf to Ronald Reagan Justice Department official Bruce Fein have committed to working with state and local governments to make sure the citizen detention plans signed into law by Barack Obama are not enforced.

“Journalists aren’t safe. Union leaders aren’t safe. Activists aren’t safe. Liberty is not safe,” Wolf, an author of half a dozen books, said during a telephone conference call announcing plans.

It was the Tenth Amendment Center that earlier started monitoring states and local governments rejecting Obama’s detention plan.

It reported on the Virginia bill, which would “prevent any agency, political subdivision, employee, or member of the military of Virginia from assisting an agency of the armed forces of the United States in the conduct of the investigation, prosecution, or detention of a citizen in violation of the United States Constitution, the Constitution of Virginia, or any Virginia law or regulation.”

Shortly after HB1160 reached a vote in Virginia, the Arizona Senate Border Security, Federalism and States Sovereignty Committee approved on a 6-1 vote SB1182, which brings the bill to the verge of a full vote in the Senate.

The Arizona plan “prohibits this state and agencies of this state from participating in the implementation of Sections 1021 and 1022 of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) of 2012 and classifies the act of attempting to enforce or enforcing these sections as a class 1 misdemeanor.”

Time to end the deliberate trouncing and trashing of our Constitution. Obama and his handlers can't wait to dump a bottle of White Out on it.

posted on Feb, 27 2012 @ 01:44 PM
If you want to watch it live..


Watching this... it's quite disgusting... a lot of senators are defending the feds if they want to violate the constitution. RIDICULOUS.

Ok apparently just because ONE senator said ``the bill is kicked out for today``... it was kicked out...

What the hell?
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posted on Feb, 27 2012 @ 06:52 PM
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Maybe the Sun will come out tomorrow?

Today, the Virginia State Senate held a procedural vote on House Bill 1160 (HB1160), commonly referred to as the “Virginia NDAA Nullification Bill.” There was a “motion to recommit” the bill – essentially delaying a vote on it until next year. The bill was almost put on hold as the vote in the Senate was 20-20. The Lt. Governor, though, decided that this was an issue worth voting on now, not next year, and was the deciding vote that stopped the motion.

That means, HB1160 will almost certainly come up for a vote in the Virginia Senate tomorrow, Tuesday February 28, 2012.

Tenth Amendment Center

posted on Feb, 28 2012 @ 10:29 AM
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Here to watch it today... it begins at noon EST time

Well it seems that there are 39 senators compared to 40 yesterday.

The vote on the anti-NDAA bill was 20-20... hopefully it's a ``bad`` senator that is not there today.

Anyway, good to see that the senator is efficient...
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posted on Feb, 28 2012 @ 03:03 PM
Unless I'm reading this badly, it was again delayed.

HB1160 - Read third time, Committee amendment reconsidered (38-Y 0-N), Committee amendment rejected (voice vote), Petersen floor amendment agreed to (voice vote), Engrossed, Passed Senate (38-Y 1-N), Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N), Passed Senate (39-Y 1-N)

posted on Feb, 28 2012 @ 03:21 PM
The NDAA doesnt just need to be gutted, it needs to be tied to a stake and experience a full Blood Eagle (the viking kind... ).

I doubt the proposed bill to gut it will even scratch the thing anyway if it ever gets a go ahead. It will keep getting delayed then be dropped.

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