Missouri constitutional amendment on state sovereignty

Bill: HJR 88

Constitutional amendment asserts sovereignty of citizens under Tenth Amendment of U.S. Constitution. Prohibits the executive, judicial, and legislative branches of Missouri’s government from recognizing any federal law that exceeds the limited powers enumerated for the federal government in the United States Constitution.

Prohibits federal government intrusion upon Missouri’s Second Amendment gun rights, abortion laws, carbon emissions, marriage law, free speech rights, religious freedom, parental rights, and more. Missouri courts required to interpret U.S. Constitution based on explicit language and intent of signers at the time of its passage.