Michael Webster
Let freedom ring
By Michael Webster
October 24, 2013

There is a web site called Liberty Zone were they say the U.S. Constitution is defended. According to the web site a liberty zone is a concept to engage, local county citizens in defense of their freedoms and rights, their true constitutional liberties and rights from encroachment by lawless, unconstitutional powers of federal, state, or local governments and courts.

They go on to say that "everyone knows there is something terribly wrong with our governments, and that the problem is getting worse by the day. Many true patriots, and even many who haven't even thought of themselves as "patriots," are sick at heart at the unconstitutional lawlessness, greed and corruption taking place in our Republic, but are frustrated at what to do about it. Many join various groups created to help educate people, and to begin to resist the growth of tyranny, which is a great thing to do, but this doesn't address the real place change must take place... at out local, County level, and with the People. What can be done to unite citizens in towns, cities and counties across our great Republic."

The site points out that the various Federal, State and Local governments have strayed far outside their authority and are unconstitutional in many actions. Unless The People stand up for the laws of the land and for the Constitution of the U.S.A., as it was intended and as "The People" expect it to be, our way of life is threatened and will cease to exist. There are millions of people across the country that belong to various groups that hold to these beliefs as well, but are so diluted at the local level that nothing can be done to affect grass root, local efforts.

They claim the solution is creating your local county, city or town as a "Liberty Zone" and is the start to bringing like-minded people together. Liberty Zones locally will be that focal point for individuals, irrespective of group affiliation, and allow our County citizens to support the varied missions of the many allies we all have in our varied groups. The ONLY way the People will secure their liberties is to stand together to defend the Constitution, both federal and state.

Establishing your neck of the woods as a Liberty Zone gives NOTICE to all governments, as well as visitors, that your area will not tolerate unconstitutional encroachment on your rights and freedoms.

According to Major David West of the United States Civil Defense Assoc (USCDA) "where in concert with Sheriff Mack's Constitutional Posse there are hundreds of local Sheriffs around the country who are standing up for the Constitution, and are ready to defend county citizens from federal tyranny, and you as citizens should support this position."

All Sheriffs need to make a public decision as to whether they are willing to keep their Oath of Office to defend against unlawful usurpation of powers by governments. In so declaring they will, they can harness the power of the People to support them in all endeavors to take our counties and Republic back from tyrannical powers bent on destroying our way of life.

The web site taunts any Sheriff who is NOT yet willing to keep their Oath of Office need to be encouraged to do so, or they MUST be replaced by the People, and even sued under 42 U.S.C., 1983 for depravation of citizen's rights. This is a serious matter.

The USCDA on their web site encourages there existing chapters as well as new ones to offer up to constitutional sheriffs their posses.

Visit Sheriff Mack's Constitutional Posse

The Sheriff Constitutional Posse is part of the United States Civil Defense Assoc. (USCDA). Go join or start your own City, County and State USCDA chapter, and begin to educate and elect Constitutional Sheriffs. Support those county sheriffs that defend the Constitution. Replace those who don't by fielding candidates and running them for your county sheriff. See Letter to sheriffs at www.uscda.us .

Major West said "The United States Civil Defense Association (USCDA)/Constitutional County Sheriff's Posse, is a private organization, not a government entity and it exists to provide humanitarian aid, emergency preparedness and disaster response and relief on behalf of the duly elected county sheriff's across America. The USCDA provides emergency services and disaster relief where needed in the sheriff's area of jurisdiction where those citizens are in need. These services may include search and rescue, safety, force multiplier and improved force protection, and all aspects of security. During man-made or natural disasters. USCDA will respond to requests from any Constitutional sheriff around the country."

In time of disasters the county Sheriff is ultimately in charge of over all emergency operations and bears all responsibility as the highest ranking elected law enforcement officer in the county. During those situations deputies can become overwhelmed and the Sheriff may need additional trained and experienced man power that operates under the command of the sheriff. Crimes, misdemeanors, disasters, public safety, community events, and keeping the peace have been the traditional role of the Sheriff. A new threat to our school children/students needs to be dealt with by county sheriffs with specially trained posse members. With new waves of man-made disasters, crime and danger is assaulting the citizen under the protection of the Sheriff as well as the very office of the Sheriff itself. Authorities in some jurisdictions are advocating abolishing the Office of Sheriff altogether.

Imagine establishing "Liberty Zones" across our Republic, and securing them via the local Sheriff. This is something most citizens could easily support and feel like they are actually making a difference, beginning in their local communities, which is where ALL change must begin.

An important aspect of any "Liberty Zone" is that citizens understand what "Liberty" actually is, and how we have strayed from our constitution, and have allowed our rights and freedoms to be eroded. Education in constitutional issues is vital, and quite easy to understand. If you handled 8th grade, you can easily read the short Declaration of Independence, the Constitution and Bill of Rights, and be able to see how we have set aside the original law of the land over the past 150 years. Knowledge is power!

Power starts at the local county level, and the County Sheriff is the highest law enforcement authority under the People in the county. The people elect the Sheriff, and stand behind him as their public servant to protect and defend their rights. Please pass these concepts on to all your friends and neighbors, and have them and your local Sheriff contact Sheriff Richard Mack through Constitutional Sheriffs and Peace Officers Association, and Oath Keepers to make their pledge to stop illegal and unconstitutional activities in their county. Sheriff Mack is on a quest to reach every Sheriff in our Republic with the message of defending liberty and the Constitution, and to bring citizens together to stop the encroachment into our rights and liberties, and needs every donation possible to speed this along.

Learn about your lawful power as a Jury member to nullify bad or unconstitutional laws at the court level... Fully Informed Jury Association. Don't underestimate this power, since, as a jurist, you are a higher authority than the judges themselves, and can vote your conscience, so say the original courts.

The Liberty Zone web site goes on to say "we have the power in our hands if we but understand it, and use it by joining to support each other and our local communities and say, "No further, NOT ON OUR WATCH!"

The Liberty Zone Website


Right to Concealed Carry

No concealed carry permit is required to carry a concealed firearm within the County of Archuleta.

Archuleta County Credit Union

Archuleta County shall create a credit union owned by the people thereof with all county taxes to be deposited through it and the proceeds and profits shall be placed in the general fund to be used for the benefit of the People of Archuleta County. The credit union shall also serve as a gold and silver exchange.

Fully Informed Jury

Any Judge or magistrate presiding over any trial shall inform the jury with the following statement prior to any court proceeding: "Our form of government is 'For the People, by the People.' Occasionally, governments make unjust laws without the consent of the People. The founders of this nation implemented another check on government – that is you – the Jury. The Jury has the right and the duty to not only judge the facts of the case, but also the law which the defendant is being accused of violating. You, the Jury, have the power to nullify unjust laws, thus the term 'Jury nullification,' without fear of repercussion. You, the Jury, have impunity from prosecution, and may vote your conscience, and nullify any accusation or law by simply voting 'not guilty.'" Failure of the judge or magistrate to quote this statement to the seated jury will result in unseating the judge for jury tampering, and bar him from ever holding any other position in Archuleta County Government.

Injured Party

"In any legal action, there must be an injured party with a demonstrated 'injury in fact, which the injury is 'fairly traceable' to the actions of the defendant, and that the injury will "likely be redressed by a favorable decision."

County Judges and Magistrates shall be elected by the People

County Judges and Magistrates shall be voted into office, as required by the Colorado Constitution and the 14th Amendment of the United States Constitution, rather than appointed. County Judges or Magistrates need not be a member of the BAR to hold office. Corporate sponsorship shall be considered a conflict of interest and shall not be permitted. If evidence of Corporate funds were accepted, the person running shall be tried and if found guilty, the jury shall be advised to give a minimum verdict of 6 months incarceration and a fine of $25,000 to $250,000 , and the election shall be void.

Oath of Office Accountability

In the event of a public servant being accused by at least two witnesses, of violation of their oath of office, the accused shall be brought before the Grand Jury, and if indicted, shall be brought forth by a prosecutor for trial for, a) Advocating the overthrow of our constitutional form of government, and/or b) Treason. The penalties shall be determined by a competent jury. The government official shall be suspended with pay up to 30 days following an indictment by a Grand Jury. The trial will be by jury.

Preservation of Gun Rights

The People of Archuleta County within the State of Colorado declare that all Federal, State or Local acts, laws, orders, rules, regulations – past, present or future – which are in violation of the 2nd Amendment to the Constitution of the United States and the Constitution of Colorado, are not authorized by said constitutions, and violate its true meaning and intent as published of record by the Founders and Ratifiers. All such violations are hereby declared to be invalid within Archuleta County and all of its boundaries, and shall not be recognized by Archuleta County, within all of its boundaries within the State of Colorado, and are specifically rejected by Archuleta County and within all of its boundaries within the State of Colorado, and shall be considered null and void and of no effect in Archuleta County within the State of Colorado.

Reinstatement of the Grand Jury

A Grand Jury shall be formed in Archuleta County with all the inalienable rights associated with it. It shall operate in all City, County, State and Federal jurisdictions within Archuleta County. Any District attorney or Citizen may have access to the Grand Jury. No person shall be twice put in jeopardy for the same or related offence. It shall be formed from a random pool taken from voter registration lists with special preference to volunteers. It shall be voluntary in nature with the participants donating their time so the cost to the county will be minimal, if any. The number to be selected will be 24 with any 12 serving at one time and will hear criminal cases within the County of Archuleta. A minimum vote of 9 is necessary for an indictment. The accused may decline a hearing of the Grand Jury, but never be denied thereof. Attorneys, Judges and law enforcement officials cannot serve on the Grand Jury. Training of the Grand Jury is mandatory and shall include published information about the Common Law based on the original intent of our Founding Fathers. A grand Jury shall serve for a period of 6 months.

Preservation of Habeas Corpus and Civil Liberties

The right of due process of law for Citizens of the United States of America, as stated in Article IV, V, VI, VII, and XIV of the amendments of the United States Constitution, and Article II, Sections 7, 8, 16, 20, 21, 22, 23, and 25 of the Colorado Constitution, shall be preserved, and any City, County, State or Federal Law contrary to same, shall be null and void. Encroachment of due process hereby authorizes and compels any City, County, State, or Federal District Attorney, or Law enforcement official, or militia (all able bodied males between the ages of 18 and 45) operating in Archuleta County, to intervene in opposition to the denial of Habeas Corpus in a court of law should the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), or any other rule, law, regulation, bill language, Act or executive order be attempted in the jurisdictional boundaries of Archuleta County or town of Pagosa Springs which would deny the rights of Habeas Corpus or Archuleta County Citizens Civil Liberties.

Nullification of Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010

Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (Obamacare) shall be invalid within Archuleta County and all of its boundaries, and shall not be recognized by Archuleta County, within all of its boundaries within the State of Colorado, and are specifically rejected by Archuleta County and within all of its boundaries within the State of Colorado, and shall be considered null and void and of no effect in Archuleta County within the State of Colorado.

Common Law Courts

Common Law Courts, as originally intended by the Founding Fathers, shall be recognized in Archuleta County. "In suits at common law, where the value of controversy shall exceed twenty dollars, the right of trial by jury in a common law Court shall be preserved, and no fact tried by a jury shall be otherwise re-examined in any Court of the United States, than according to the rules of the common law." (Article 7 bill of rights).

They advocate State Nullification is the power to stop federal encroachment into state sovereignty!

MUST WATCH! Thomas Wood Explains Power of States to Nullify unconstitutional and void laws!

MUST WATCH! Here's a prime example of federal insanity and encroachment into our lives... these federal agents responsible for this are traitors, as are all supporters of this lawlessness, plain and simple. We are at war... which means we must defend all states and citizens against this unlawful government activity. Watch the short video about Federal harassment of Ted Nugent's vocal patriotism!

It is really an easy solution to our critical loss of freedoms and rights under this encroachment of government into our personal liberties... so we can't complain about the problems if we fail to take such simple steps as the above... and exercise our power to put the government beast back into its chains under the constitution.

Liberty Zone recommends steps to take in your local area. Keep in mind that it took us over 150 years to get into this position because we have all let down our vigilance to safeguard our freedoms and the constitution, so it will take some concerted effort to reclaim what is rightfully ours.

Read the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution and the Bill of Rights via the links at the top left.

Begin reading and researching the "Power Links" to see the tremendous movement 10's of millions are engaging in to defend our rights and freedoms.

Download and print out the Liberty Zone Support Notice. Sign it, if you haven't already signed one, and use it to obtain signatures from those who support the Liberty Zone concept which you can hand to your local commissioners, sheriff and others you want to meet with and encourage to join the project. Also download the Liberty Zone Support Notice Supplement with constitutional rulings in cases for support to prove to people the law is on our side.

Plan to meet with local Tea Party or any other similar liberty-minded groups in your area and present the idea. We will have a sample Power Point presentation soon which you can download as an example of what you can do, or to use as you see fit.

Create a simple flier you can hand out when you go for signatures. We will also have a sample flier soon.

Carefully laid out plan.

We have developed a specific plan to encourage our local government and authorities to support the constitution. This isn't a rigid set-in-stone plan, as other areas may have different needs and challenges. As we implement these steps here in Archuleta County, Colorado, we will update this website. We also encourage other areas to be creative, and share what you come up with... what works, what didn't, etc.

These two steps have already been completed in El Paso County, Colorado, and we in Archuleta County, Colorado are close to accomplishing this and more. El Paso County and many other sheriffs and areas are being contacted regarding the "Liberty Zone" idea, and we hope they will implement this along with their excellent start to defend their citizens.

El Paso County, Colorado NDAA Habeas Corpus Resolution-PDF: Resolution to protect Habeas Corpus and other civil rights created and accepted by Commissioners.

El Paso County, Colorado Resolution in Defense of 2nd Amendment Rights: Resolution supporting the 2nd amendment and the right to keep and bear arms created and accepted by Commissioners.

El Paso County (Colorado Springs, Colorado) documented their historic event

More steps will be released as we progressively move through this "re-education" process. Don't underestimate the power of one person, YOU, and what that power, combined with millions of others, can do to save our republic from tyranny and oppression which is surely descending upon us all!

Here are the documents of resolutions 6 Colorado Counties that have taken a constitutional stand against government tyranny:

Weld County – http://blogs.westword.com/latestword/2013/01/weld_county_commissioners_second_amendment_resolution_guns.php

Montrose County – http://www.montrosecounty.net/DocumentCenter/View/4836

Mesa County – http://www.ammoland.com/2013/02/colorado-county-resolves-to-up-hold-the-2nd-amendment/#axzz2TWEwX7xv

Jefferson County – http://www.nraila.org/media/10866553/jefferson_county_resolution_in_defense_of_2nd_amendment_rights.pdf

El Paso County – http://libertyzone.org/El-Paso-Resolution-In-Defense-of-2nd-Amendment-Rights.pdf

Archuleta County – http://co-archuletacounty.civicplus.com/AgendaCenter/ViewFile/Minutes/04232013-186 (Resolution is at the bottom of the minutes document)

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