Summary

H.Con.Res. 110: Expressing the sense of Congress that the President should not interpret or construe the Defense Production Act of 1950 to authorize the President or any Federal... Read More

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This resolution was introduced on Mar 22, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not passed.

Date Introduced
Mar 22, 2012

Bill Text

CONCURRENT RESOLUTION

Expressing the sense of Congress that the President should not interpret or construe the Defense Production Act of 1950 to authorize the President or any Federal department or agency to confiscate personal or private property, to force conscription into the Armed Forces on the American people, to force civilians to engage in labor against their will or without compensation, or to force private businesses to relinquish goods or services without compensation.

Whereas President Obama signed an Executive Order relating to National Defense Resources Preparedness on March 16, 2012; Whereas the 5th Amendment of the United States Constitution states, ``No person shall . . . be deprived of life, liberty or property, without due process of law''; Whereas our Founding Fathers came to America based on the truth that the rights of individuals do not come from government--they come from our Creator; Whereas John Adams said, ``The moment the idea is admitted into society that property is not as sacred as the laws of God, and that there is not a force of law and public justice to protect it, anarchy and tyranny commence.''; Whereas Thomas Jefferson said, ``A wise and frugal government, which shall restrain men from injuring one another, which shall leave them otherwise free to regulate their own pursuits of industry and improvement, and shall not take from the mouth of labor the bread it has earned.''; Whereas Benjamin Franklin said, ``They that can give up essential liberty to purchase a little temporary safety deserve neither...

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Bill Summary

H.Con.Res. 110: Expressing the sense of Congress that the President should not interpret or construe the Defense Production Act of 1950 to authorize the President or any Federal department or agency to confiscate personal or private property, to force conscription into the Armed Forces on the American people, to force civilians to engage in labor against their will or without compensation, or to force private businesses to relinquish goods or services without compensation.

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