The state of Tennessee has a thing or two to say about President Barack Obama’srefugee resettlement program — and we can bet he’s not going to like them.
The Tennessee General Assembly declared on Tuesday that it will sue the federal government over Obama’s program on 10th Amendment grounds. The State Senate passed the resolution in a 29-4 vote just one day after the resolution passed the Tennessee House by a 69-25 vote.
“Today we struck a blow for Liberty by finally adopting SJR467,” state Sen. Mark Norris told Breitbart.
Noris, who co-sponsored the resolution, said the assembly clearly understood the importance of public safety and state sovereignty.
“The Syrian surge heightens our sense of urgency to get this properly before the courts, and we urge the attorney general to act without delay,” he said.
Tennessee withdrew from the Obama’s resettlement program in 2008 and will become the first state to sue the federal government over its continued operation of the program within the state’s boundaries. READ MORE