Skip to comments.South Carolina Lawmakers Propose 5-Year Jail Sentence for 'Obamacare' Implementation
Posted on 12/18/2012 2:09:43 AM PST by yoe
Nullification is yet again picking up steam in Dixie.
Pursuing an archaic legal theory that punctuated pre-Civil War disputes between the federal government and states, South Carolina state Rep. Bill Chumley last week pre-filed a bill for the upcoming legislative session that would criminalize implementation of President Barack Obama's 2010 healthcare reform law.
If his bill becomes law, any state official caught enforcing the healthcare law would be guilty of a misdemeanor and "must be fined not more than one thousand dollars or imprisoned not more than two years, or both."
[snip] "I think we're within our rights to do this," Chumley explained to U.S. News. "It's an obligation, I swore an oath to uphold the Constitution and protect the people."
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One thing that a lot of Congressmen have forgotten is that God does expect oaths to be kept. If the POTUS believes that the mumble-stumble through the oath of office thus absolves him of such a responsibility, then he will not like it when he finds God to be judging him on the oath anyhow . . .
I agree - what if we added public caining?
HOORAY South Carolina state Rep. Bill Chumley! 10th amendment vs. TOTALITARIANS BUMP!
Thank you Representative for doing what you swore you would. You should be joined by all the others. Sadly that won’t happen but one man can make a difference!
it is South Carolina in the War Between the States firing at the federals - Fort Sumter - States Rights. Note to self other Congress Critters at the Federal level are afraid of Odumbo The Good Ole Boys Club prevails in DC. End the Good Ole Boys Club
One wonders that this include those voting Obamacare into law? If so I can’t wait until Jim Clyburn is behind bars.
That is probably why they now may swear or affirm.