West Virginia State Legislator Pat McGeehan joins the show to talk about his “Defend the Guard” bill, a statewide attempt to prevent national guard troops from being called to fight overseas wars, something that the states are supposed to have control over. McGeehan hopes that if several other states follow suit with similar bills it will force the issue of the injustice in sending American men and women to die needlessly fighting endless wars in the middle east.
Discussed on the show:
- “Defend the Guard Legislation” (Tenth Amendment Center)
- NSC 68
Pat McGeehan is a two-term representative in the West Virginia House of Delegates and a graduate of the U.S. air force academy. He is the author of Stoicism and the Statehouse. Follow him on Twitter @McGeehan4WV.
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