Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring is abusing the powers of his new office to advance the radical liberal agenda, and in doing so, has become one of Virginia's premier lawbreakers. Law-abiding citizens across the nation demand that Herring's breaking of the state constitution's laws be stopped immediately. He must be removed from office to demonstrate that We the People will not stand for it when any state officeholder abuses his powers and overrides the laws enacted by the People's representatives.
We the undersigned call on Virginia's House of Delegates to begin impeachment proceedings against Attorney General Mark Herring for refusing to uphold existing laws and the Virginia Constitution, as stated in the Draft Resolution. Herring's impeachable offenses are outlined as follows:
Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring has refused to preserve, protect and defend a provision of the Bill of Rights of the Virginia Constitution;
The Virginia Constitution is paramount law that establishes, constitutes and governs the government of the Commonwealth of Virginia, including creating the elected, constitutional office of Attorney General;
General Herring has chosen to disregard that paramount law that governs his office, and is violating his oath of office to preserve, protect and defend the Constitution, which constitute a neglect of duty;
Section 2 of Article I, “People the source of power,” states “That all power is vested in, and consequently derived from, the people, that magistrates are their trustees and servants, and at all times amenable to them;”
By refusing to enforce one of the rights in the Virginia Bill of Rights, General Herring has renounced his oath of office, which will set dangerous precedent that he may refuse to enforce the Constitution, including the rights articulated in the Bill of Rights;
The nature of General Herring’s neglect of duty is not only unprecedented, but is a danger to all Virginians because without adherence to the paramount law that governs the government of Virginia, all rights of Virginians are at the mercy of government unconstrained by the rule of law;
Article IV, Section 17 of the Constitution states that the Attorney General “offending against the Commonwealth by malfeasance in office, corruption, neglect of duty, or other high crime or misdemeanor may be impeached by the House of Delegates and prosecuted before the Senate, which shall have the sole power to try impeachments;”
We demand that the House of Delegates take action now and fulfill its constitutional duty by commencing the impeachment of Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring for his unconstitutional activities.
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