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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
Sep 6th, 2013
Ken K. from Hugo, MN signed.
Sep 6th, 2013
Clarence F. from Fresno, CA writes:
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It is simple. Follow the original wording and intent of the Constitution and Amendments and you will be safe.
Sep 6th, 2013
Colleen H. from Merritt Island, FL signed.
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Tami G. from Port Saint Lucie, FL signed.
Sep 6th, 2013
Rickey O. from Springtown, TX writes:
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It is way past time to stop being cowards and impeach this traitor Obama. I know asking you to try him of treason would scare the crap out of you cowards, but just maybe you can muster up enough courage to at least impeach him. Being the cowards that you are I will be really surprised if you do, But I am praying you will.
Sep 6th, 2013
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Patrick K. from Sterling, CO signed.
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Ellen K. from Sterling, CO signed.
Sep 6th, 2013
Russel P. from West Fargo, ND writes:
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It is way past time to impeach this president. He is a far greater criminal that Nixon ever was. Impeach his not.
Sep 6th, 2013
Judson J. from Fayetteville, GA writes:
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I am waiting for congress to grow a pair and tell Obama to stand down, or his executive branch will be defunded, Period. Congress has the right and ability to overturn any and all executive orders and these should be the first. His veto power only carries him so far.
Sep 6th, 2013
Mary D. from East Peoria, IL signed.
Sep 6th, 2013
Judson J. from Fayetteville, GA writes:
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I am waiting for congress to grow a pair and tell Obama to stand down, or his executive branch will be defunded, Period. Congress has the right and ability to overturn any and all executive orders and these should be the first. His veto power only carries him so far.
Sep 6th, 2013
fred D. from Lansdowne, PA signed.
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Yvonne K. from Linden, MI signed.
Sep 6th, 2013
John M. from Fresno, CA signed.
Sep 6th, 2013
John L. L. from Jonesborough, TN writes:
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Anti gunners have every right to make the decision to be defenseless until the police can arrive. Police carry firearms to protect themselves from the criminal element in this country. And the mentaly deranged. Possibly they can arrive before harm is done to you. Possibly an armed gunowner will be close by to help you. Otherwise your life is totally in Gods' hands. I wish you the best.
Sep 6th, 2013
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Edward T. from Los Gatos, CA signed.
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Duane C. from Yakima, WA signed.
Sep 6th, 2013
Beverly G. from Raleigh, NC writes:
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Get the bum out of office, I am sick to death of his attacks on American citizens. The only thing transparent about Obama is his dislike for real American citizens. He is slowly destroyed common sense morality, freedom of religion and forced people's questionable lifestyles on other people. He has slapped us in the face with his push for Muslims when he knows 9-11 will never vanish from our memories and it shouldn't.
Sep 6th, 2013
Duane C. from Yakima, WA signed.
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Deirdre M. from Carmichael, CA signed.
Sep 6th, 2013
Roy B. from Fort Lauderdale, FL writes:
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Which part of UNCONSTITUTIONAL doesn't Obama get???
Sep 6th, 2013
Robert C. from Blacksburg, SC signed.
Sep 6th, 2013
John S. from Lapeer, MI writes:
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Stop Obama executive orders on second amendment without a vote of the people.
Sep 6th, 2013
Someone from Columbus, OH writes:
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Ovomit should be charged with treason for his crimes against the Constitution.
Sep 6th, 2013
Earl C. from Mckinney, TX writes:
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He has crapped on the Constitution long enough!
Sep 6th, 2013
Francisca G. from Deering, ND signed.
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