Separation Anxiety

Who needs federal health care when you’ve got state sovereignty?

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Fed up with the feds? Good news—24 state legislatures have already passed laws declaring themselves sovereign (only 7 governors actually signed the bills into law). Meanwhile, lawmakers in 11 states have passed measures to nullify federal health care reform (3 of those are now law).

Separation Anxiety Map

As of May 18, 2010
Source: Tenth Amendment Center

READ MORE: Meet the legalization-loving, Iraq-War-hating Californian who’s become a guru to the state sovereignty movement.

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