PEW: Economic Anxiety, Distrust of Government Fuel Gold Rush

by Marsha Mercer, Pew Charitable Trusts Originally published at http://www.pewtrusts.org/en/research-and-analysis/blogs/stateline/2017/08/11/economic-anxiety-distrust-of-government-fuel-gold-rush By the end of the year, Texas plans to open the nation’s first state-supervised gold and silver depository, allowing ordinary Texans, as well as businesses, banks and others, to store their precious metals, and use the holdings in their account to make electronic payments. “The…

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Nullify Chapter 19: End the Fed from the Bottom Up

Encouraging the use of gold and silver as legal tender, and removing regulatory burdens are essential first steps for states against the Federal Reserve. But they can take things even further. Bill GreeneWilliam Greene is the author of the original Constitutional Tender Act, a bill template that can be introduced in every State legislature in…

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Nullify Chapter 18: Taking on the Federal Reserve

“There are four steps states can take to protect themselves from the Federal Reserve, and restore sound money. We’ll cover the first two, next.” Bill GreeneWilliam Greene is the author of the original Constitutional Tender Act, a bill template that can be introduced in every State legislature in the nation, returning each of them to…

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Objection: “This Note Is Legal Tender!”

In 2009, when Georgia Rep. Bobby Franklin introduced my first version of the Constitutional Tender Act (HB 430) in the Georgia House, we knew it wasn’t just going to be difficult to get passed into law — it was going to be difficult to get any co-sponsors, it was going to be difficult to get…

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