Tell Congress: File Articles of Impeachment, Convict Obama for Unconstitutional Executive Actions!

The Congress must take action and oppose Barack Obama's January 16 executive efforts! Obama's anti-Second Amendment executive usurpations must not go unchecked!

“I will seek to thwart this action by any means necessary, including but not limited to eliminating funding for implementation, defunding the White House, and even filing articles of impeachment.” - Rep. Steve Stockman on Anti-Gun Executive Action

On January 16, Barack Obama made his biggest push for gun-control yet – twenty-three executive actions worth!

That’s right, after delivering a speech on his plan to curb “gun violence” – in which he urged Congress to pass legislation to ban so-called assault weapons, high-capacity magazines, limit ammunition access, among other things – Obama signed twenty-three executive actions, setting into motion his plan to further dismantle the Second Amendment.

Included in his nearly two-dozen actions were three pieces of presidential memoranda:

Executive Action 1: Issue a Presidential Memorandum to require federal agencies to make relevant data available to the federal background check system.

Executive Action 9: Issue a Presidential Memorandum to require federal law enforcement to trace guns recovered in criminal investigations.

Executive Action 14: Issue a Presidential Memorandum directing the Centers for Disease Control to research the causes and prevention of gun violence.

Not only will the enforcement of these three orders cost the taxpayers dearly, all of them are flat-out unconstitutional.

Obama made it clear that wanted “universal background checks” in place for future gun-purchases. Let’s ask this question: What role does the President have in intra-state commerce? None. While the Congress is vested with constitutional power to legislate issues that relate to interstate commerce, the House and Senate have no power to legislate what a state does with commerce within its own borders without amending the Constitution to give them that authority. This is to say that the Executive, then, only has power to enforce laws that deal with commerce between the states and no power over commerce within states themselves. The Tenth Amendment reserves all non-enumerated powers that are not prohibited by the Constitution to the states, not the federal government.

Further, the memorandum that effectively establishes a national gun-registry is also unconstitutional. With what power can the president require guns to be registered in all of the fifty states? That Obama wishes to use his station to legislate what Congress has not is simply an abuse of power and must be rejected.

As far as the presidential order calling the CDC to research the causes and prevention of gun violence: without the House, all of the needed funds are unauthorized. Yes, Article I, Section 9, Clause 7 – the “power of the purse” clause – prevents any part of the federal government from spending a single penny without legal appropriations, which must always originate in the House. Presidential orders such as this – which do not consult Congress’ lower chamber, but require vast amounts of funds – violate the “power of the purse” clause, and are, therefore, unlawful. (In fact, under the Antideficiency Act any federal “officer” or “employee” of the government, the president qualifying, can be imprisoned and removed for violating the “power of the purse.”)

These stated: the Congress must take action and oppose Barack Obama’s January 16 executive efforts! Obama’s anti-Second Amendment executive usurpation must not go unchecked!

Take Action: Sign the petition and send messages to your lawmakers demanding that articles of impeachment be filed by the House against the President and conviction be brought against him by the Senate!

Public Comments
Nov 16th, 2015
Kerri E. from Fairbanks, AK writes:
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Oct 19th, 2015
Thomas Z. from Las Vegas, NV writes:
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This needs to be done now!
Nov 22nd, 2014
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Nov 13th, 2014
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Aug 7th, 2014
Dennis K. from Flushing, MI writes:
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Even the Democrats are suggesting it.
Aug 1st, 2014
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Jul 29th, 2014
Someone from Spanaway, WA writes:
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I move for an impeachment starting immediately, this can't continue without serious damage to our country. Time to go B/O.
Jul 15th, 2014
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Jul 11th, 2014
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Jul 10th, 2014
Michele C. from Anchorage, AK writes:
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Fed up!
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Jun 26th, 2014
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Jun 23rd, 2014
Nancy K. from Farmington, MO writes:
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Failure to uphold the oath of office and protect the constitution and disregard our laws . Namely immigration laws, And the constitution for being a natural born citizen. Powers of Congress Article I Section 8 Clause 9 of the Constitution To define and punish Piracies and Felonies committed on the high Seas, and Offences against the Law of Nations; “The Law of Nations,” written by Emmerich de Vattel in 1758. In book one chapter 19, § 212. Of the citizens and natives. “The citizens are the members of the civil society; bound to this society by certain duties, and subject to its authority, they equally participate in its advantages. The natives, or natural-born citizens, are those born in the country, of parents who are citizens. white house website. 5th paragraph The Constitution lists only three qualifications for the Presidency — the President must be 35 years of age, be a natural born citizen, and must have lived in the United States for at least 14 years
Jun 20th, 2014
Matthew E. from Longview, TX signed.
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Jun 15th, 2014
Kasey H. from Wichita Falls, TX writes:
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I have never in my life been so concerned about our country. Obama has broken his own law that he passed illegally. Obama has given 5 terrorists back to our number 1 enemy, all in exchange for one man who abandoned his nation in the face of war. Obama has caused millions to be forced into health care that is in no way affordable. He has shown disrespect to our veterans, our safety, our soldiers, our entire nation. He has proved that we will release convicted terrorists back into the population knowing they have threatened our nation and have caused many American deaths. He has destroyed this country. He has broken the law, his own law. He has knowingly placed America at further risk of terrorist attacks than ever before. He has failed us, and he is the enemy. I vote impeach NOW.
Jun 13th, 2014
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Jun 11th, 2014
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Jun 6th, 2014
Edward A. from Santa Clara, CA writes:
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President Obama released terrorists back to their terrorist organization and negotiated with them to do it. This is a blatant violation of his first responsibility to protect the citizens of the United States, and by it's very definition is treason, in that he aided and abetted the enemy in time of war. Additionally, 46 American veterans died under his watch waiting for medical care with the VA. He has also repeatedly lied to the American people. He is supposed to protect and defend us, not deceive and conspire against us. Impeachment should be followed by a criminal prosecution for treason.
Jun 4th, 2014
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Jun 2nd, 2014
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