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Text of proposed
ARTICLE 28 (or alternate number to be assigned by
Section 1. The
Article affirms and secures the sovereign authority of United States citizens;
the United States Constitution; the governments of the Several States, and the
government of the United States.
Section 2. To
secure the inherent sovereign rights of citizens of the United States the
following requirements shall be met:
Only citizens of the United States shall qualify to vote at any and all
local, State and National elections. Foreign residents, all non-citizens and
all illegal immigrants are prohibited from voting.
It is prohibited for a person born in the United States to
automatically become a citizen unless at the time of birth at least one
biological parent has been a citizen of the United States for at least 12
It is prohibited for a non-citizen, in any and all local, State and
Federal jurisdictions, to be: 1) an official member of any jury; 2) a member
of any judicial body; 3) an officer in any Court; 4) a member of any law
enforcement agency; 5) elected to any government position; 6) a candidate in
any election; or 7) participating as an official member in any governing body.
It is prohibited for non-citizens to receive government benefits or
entitlements. An exception can be for individuals who are earning their
citizenship while serving in the military or other official government
It is prohibited for a citizen to cast more than one ballot in any
The States shall protect the integrity of the electoral process by
verifying the legal and Constitutional qualifications of all voters and
candidates to any office.
The States shall verify the Citizenship of all individuals before
qualifying and registering them to vote.
The States shall verify the Citizenship and qualifications of all
candidates before allowing them to be placed on a ballot.
The States shall require their voters to present an official State
issued photo Identification or other State authorized identification at the
polls before allowing them to vote.
Mail in ballots shall require an official government photo
identification and/or other State authorized identification as required by the
State in which the voter is a legal resident.
Members of the Military, who are citizens, shall have their votes
counted in a timely fashion and their votes shall be included in the final
count and final certification in every election.
It is prohibited for any votes to be cast at any election by absentee
ballot (including electronic ballots) with the exception of mail in votes
described in Section2. 6. (d) and (e) above.
Felons who are citizens shall have their Constitutional rights
(including voting rights) restored three years after they have fulfilled the
requirements of their sentence.
Section 3. It
is prohibited for the government to diminish, in any way, the supremacy of the
Constitution as the governing document for the United States.
Section 4. It
is prohibited for the government to: 1) pass any law; 2) issue any Executive
Order; 3) enact any regulation; or 4) adjudicate any matter in Federal, State or
International Courts, that would diminish the authority the United States has to
govern itself as a Constitutional Republic and sovereign nation.
The Article prohibits the government from abdicating or diminishing, in
any way, the peoplesí sovereign Constitutional authority to any nation; or to
any regulatory agency (domestic or foreign); or to the United Nations; or to
any International tribunal or governing body; or to any domestic or foreign
financial organization; or to any domestic or foreign military force
(including NATO); or to any policing authority; or by Presidential Executive
Order; or by any Act of Congress; or by any International Treaty; or by any
other method or strategy that might be conceived to surrender or in actuality
does surrender United Statesí Constitutional, States or National sovereignty.
Any elected or non-elected government official, or any non-government individual
(including members of any organization), who intentionally obstructs or prevents
the implementation of any provision in this Article shall have committed a
criminal offense and shall be subject to impeachment (when applicable) and
criminal prosecution and upon conviction serve up to ten years in prison.
Individual States shall have authority to prosecute violators of this Article
under State laws in the absence of Federal prosecution after 90 days from the
date of the alleged violation. Multiple prosecutions, by multiple States, for
the same alleged crime are prohibited.
The Article shall be immediately part of the United States Constitution upon
ratification by three quarters of the State Legislatures in the several States.
Section 8. The
provisions of this Article are enforceable within the United States which shall
include the Several States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto
Rico, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands and the territories and
possessions of the United States.
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Sovereignty Amendment Convention
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For a .pdf copy of the "Delegate Resolution" for the Sovereignty
Delegation Resolution Sovereignty Amendment
Article V Analysis From the Articles of Confederation to the Constitution
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