Tea Party Boise backs nullification of federal laws at upcoming hearing

Idaho StatesmanFebruary 1, 2011 

Idaho's most active tea party group is urging members to help bring a crowd of at least 1,000 to next week's hearing on House Bill 59, which seeks to allow Idaho to deem federal laws null and void, including last year's health care law.

"This is the line in the sand," says a notice from Tea Party Boise. "On one side is federal tyranny — on the other side is freedom. What do you choose? If it is freedom — then be at the Capital (sic) on Feb. 7th."

The hearing is set for 9:30 a.m. Feb. 7 in the House State Affairs Committee on the Garden Level of the Capitol.

Reaching the 1,000 mark would equal last week's estimate of the number of people who showed for a budget hearing regarding proposed cuts to the Medicaid program providing health care to the poor and disabled.

"Passing this bill would mean no Obamacare in Idaho!" says the Tea Party Boise notice.

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