Although Congressmen violating their oath to the Constitution isn’t exactly news, their most recent efforts to do so should be noted.
The Food Safety Bill, S.510, includes new taxes. According the Constitution, all tax bills must originate in the House. Thus, the 73 Senators that voted for the bill violated their oath. Follow this link to find out which Senators voted for the bill.
Read the full article here.
If you wish to hold politicians accountable, visit this page on downsizedc.org and join the fight for the Read the Bills Act (RTBA).
The RTBA would require:
- All bills that come to a vote to be read before a quorum in each chamber
- That bills be posted online, in their final form, seven days before a final vote
Let’s make sure that our Congressmen are reading the bills they vote on.Published in