MAKING LAWS OBAMA’S WAY: ‘LAWLESS PROCESS’
- Violating the rules of the U.S. House.
- Inappropriately handing out the legislative powers of Congress.
- Upending the legislative process
- Usurping the powers reserved to the states in the U.S. Constitution.
These are not accusations or charges stemming from actions by Congress and the White House, instead, these are accomplishments of Congress and the White House in members’ purpose-driven plan to open the U.S. military to openly practicing homosexuals, lesbians and those with other alternative sexual lifestyles. The DADT Repeal Act violated House rules
Titus notes that H.R. 2965, the eventual “repeal” vehicle for Congress, originally was titled “Enhancing Small Business Research and Innovation Act,” and the House rules require that “no motion or proposition on a subject different from that under consideration shall be admitted under color of amendment.” The DADT Repeal divested Congress of legislative power
The DADT policy was codified following official findings from Congress.
“The DADT Act directed the DoD to carry out a congressional policy in a manner prescribed by Congress in the exercise of the legislative powers vested in it by Article I, Section 8, Clause 14 [of the Constitution],” Titus said. The DADT Repeal Act upends the legislative process
“Whatever policies and regulations are ultimately selected by defense officials to replace DADT, they will not be the product of a constitutionally prescribed process,” Titus wrote. “Article 1, Section 7 of the Constitution states that a bill becomes a law when it passes both houses of Congress and is signed by the president, or, if unsigned, is not returned to the house of origin by the president within 10 days. Under the DADT Repeal Act, the rules and regulations governing homosexual behavior in the military will become law without having to comply with either the bicameral or presentment principles.” The DADT Repeal Act threatens powers reserved to the states
Titus explained that the National Guard, unless actually called into action, is made up of individual militias of the states – not a creation of Congress. He noted that the U.S. Supreme Court recently affirmed that in District of Columbia v. Heller, when the justices wrote that unlike armies and navies, “which Congress is given the power to create … the militia is assumed by Article 1 already to be in existence.” Elaine Donnelly of the Center for Military Readiness cited a study by the government itself that concluded the “fix” was in for the promotion of homosexuality in the military, regardless of whether or not the policy would cause damage.
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