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July 1, 2011

North Carolina Governor Signs Militia Law. Will Other States Follow?

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States across America are coming around to the realization that a strong State Militia will be necessary going forward. My hats off to the North Carolina Governor for signing this legislation. 

“A well regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed.”

NC Governor signs Militia Law

The Founders understood what a militia was. So, too, does North Carolina. And now they’ve made it official..

Do you live in North Carolina? Did you know that you are a member of the Militia? The Governor of North Carolina recently signed House Bill 250, which updated the laws that govern the Militia of North Carolina.

In North Carolina, the Militia is composed of several bodies. First, the North Carolina National Guard

§ 127A‑3. Organized militia; National Guard.

The North Carolina National Guard, both , Army and Air, shall consist of regularly commissioned, warrant and enlisted personnel within the age limits established by regulations promulgated by the secretary of the appropriate service and shall be organized, governed, armed, equipped and have such the duties and responsibilities as hereinafter .provided in this Chapter.

Second, the Naval Militia

§ 127A‑4. Organized militia; naval militia.

The naval militia shall consist of regularly commissioned, warrant and enlisted personnel between such ages as may be within the age limits established by regulations promulgated by the secretary of the appropriate service and shall be organized, governed, armed, equipped and havet  the duties and responsibilities provided in this Chapter.

Third, the “State Defense Militia” which is an organized militia not subject to federal call up.

§ 127A‑5. Organized militia; State defense militia.

The State defense militia shall consist of commissioned, warrant and enlisted personnel called, ordered, appointed or enlisted therein by the Governor under the provisions of Article 5 of this Chapter and shall be organized, governed, armed, equipped and have  the duties and responsibilities,provided in this Chapter.

Fourth, the “Historic Military Commands” which sound interesting, but I don’t know anything about.

§ 127A‑6. Organized militia; historic military commands.

Historic military commands are those historic groups which remain active by meeting at least once a month and which follow military procedures. Only groups designated by the Governor shall fall within this branch of the militia. Any maximum age limits prescribed by this Chapter do not apply to members of historic military commands.

And finally, the Unorganized Militia.

§ 127A‑7. Composition of unorganized militia.

The unorganized militia shall consist of all other able bodied citizens of the State and of the United States and such all other able‑bodied persons who have or shall declare their intention to become citizens of the United States, who shall be at least 17 years of age, except those who have been convicted of a felony or discharged from any component of the military under other than honorable conditions.

You can see from the quoted paragraph that some changes were made to the law governing the Unorganized Militia. This should tell you that if something else was intended, they could have very easily changed it. Unfortunately for those anti-gun types who dispute that the Militia exists, and that it includes much more than the National Guard, this law confirms that each and every able bodied adult citizens of North Carolina, minus a few exceptions, are members of the Militia. Note carefully that it does not restrict militia membership to men. That means that women are also members of the NC Militia. Yay equality!

The Governor can call the militia if she wants to.

§ 127A‑88. Manner of ordering out unorganized militia.

The Governor shall, when ordering out the unorganized militia, designate the number.  The Governor may order them out either by calling for volunteers or by draft.  The Governor may attach them to the several organizations of the North Carolina National Guard, the State defense militia or naval militia, as may be best for the service.

§ 127A‑89. Draft of unorganized militia.

If the unorganized militia is ordered out by draft, the Governor shall designate the persons in each county to make the draft, and prescribe rules and regulations for conducting it.

§ 127A‑90. Punishment for failure to appear.

Every member of the militia ordered out for duty, or who shall volunteer or be drafted, who does not appear at the time and place ordered, shall be liable to punishment as So if the word goes out and you don’t show up as ordered, you get a Court Martial. The Governor doesn’t need to worry about me. If the State is in such a bad bind that I would be considered more of a help than a hindrance, I’ll show up.

There’s even a section where the State will promote marksmanship.

§ 127A‑91. Promotion of marksmanship.

The Adjutant General is authorized to detail a commissioned officer of the North Carolina National Guard or member of the State defense militia to promote rifle marksmanship among the State defense militia and the unorganized militia of the State.  The officer or member so detailed shall serve without pay and it shall be the duty of the officer or member to organize and supervise rifle clubs in schools, colleges, universities, clubs and other groups, under  rules and regulations  prescribed by the Adjutant General shall prescribe and in  a manner  that will make them, when duly organized, acceptable for membership in the National Rifle Association. Provided, that  these duties and efforts shall in nowise interfere or conflict with clubs of schools or units operating in R.O.T.C. Reserve Officers’ Training Corps or similar schools under the supervision ofinstructors of the Armed Forces of the United States.

April 30, 2011

Arizona Border Defenders

 

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Hello Bruce

The following are recent articles on www.azborderdefenders.org:

Update: See Shocking Excerpts From Tucson‘s ’Mexican-American Studies’ Curriculum

From theblaze.com:

Earlier today we brought you the story of how students chained themselves together at a local Tucson school board chamber to protest administrators who wanted to change the Mexican-American studies curriculum. Currently, a class that teaches history from a Mexican-American perspective is allowed to substitute for the required U.S. history class. But the school superintendent also wants to reevaluate the entire program (and possibly get rid of the class),* in part because it advocates the overthrow of the U.S. government.

Below are excerpts from the controversial curriculum, which (among other things) calls for abolishing Thanksgiving for a National Day of Atonement and includes the headline “Death to the Invader!” Read more here.

 

DHS Insider: White House Silencing Reports of Caught Iranians, Syrians and Yemenese on AZ Border…

OTMs [Other Than Mexicans] coming over the border…In our prisons right now, we have, Iranians, Afghanis, Pakistanis, Yemenese, Syrians… that our Border Patrol has found… the drug cartels are going to smuggle terrorists and terrorist weapons across our porous borders… especially in Arizona

http://directorblue.blogspot.com/2011/04/dhs-insider-white-house-suppressing.html

 

AZ Gov. Jan Brewer signs bill SB1495 authorizing volunteer state militia

Creates a state militia that Gov. Brewer could deploy at any time, and for any reason..creates a volunteer state militia, separate and apart from the National Guard.

http://azcapitoltimes.com/news/2011/04/28/brewer-signs-bill-authorizing-volunteer-state-militia/

 

Ariz. governor signs bill authorizing border fence…

Ariz. governor signs bill authorizing border fence…has signed a bill into law that authorizes the construction of a fence along the state’s portion of the U.S.-Mexico border, either with other states or by itself..bill does not specify a cost or make an appropriation but says the state would use donations, inmate labor and private contractors

http://bordernarcoticsintelligence.ning.com/profiles/blogs/ariz-governor-signs-bill

 

Immigration Activist Warns of ‘Civil War’

From cis.org:

Juan Jose Gutierrez, the president of an immigration activist group called Vamos Unidos, predicts that hundreds of thousands of people will march in Los Angeles on May Day, demanding legalization for illegal immigrants. In an appearance Sunday on the Univision program “Al Punto”, Gutierrez said that legalization is the only way out of the current policy stalemate. Expressing alarm that federal authorities have deported more than 800,000 illegal immigrants during the Obama administration, he warned that unless Congress passes immigration reform, mounting frustrations with enforcement of immigration laws could lead to violence. Read more here.

 

Most foreign prisoners in US are Mexicans – report

From bbc.co.uk:

Almost seven in every 10 foreign prisoners in US jails are Mexicans, a US government report has revealed.

A report by the US Government Accountability Office also states that between 2005 and 2010, there was a 7% increase in the number of foreign inmates in federal prisons.

Local prisons, have seen a 35% increase in the number of jailed foreigners. Read more here.

 

Obama Will Prosecute BP Agents Just Doing Their Jobs But Not Student ILLEGALS

Veteran Border Patrol Officer Jesus Diaz faces a sentence of 10 to 35 years in federal prison for doing his job—nabbing drug smugglers sneaking across the Mexican border. Prosecuting the U.S. Border Patrol for doing its job is not new. Obama continues the Bush policy—talking about border security but keeping the border open, and prosecuting Border Patrol agents who get too aggressive enforcing the law.

http://www.humanevents.com/article.php?id=43217

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