Monday, October 12, 2009

Enumerated Powers Act

I have just become aware of an act before Congress that would seem like a no-brainer. It is HR450 the Enumerated Powers Act. You can read the full text of the bill here. It is a simple bill which would require every new law to cite the constitutional authority for the law. For a group of people who have taken an oath to uphold and defend the Constitution, you would think this should be an easy bill to pass. But Rep. Shedegg from AZ has introduced this or similar bills every year for 15 years and it has never made it out of committee. I really encourage you to watch the following video about the Enumerated Powers Act and urge your Representative to join the 52 co-sponsors. If you do not know who your Representaive is, you can go to and enter your ZIP to find out.