Well, here we are.
Let me be clear, we actually ARE in a national emergency, nearly 50 of them actually (never been revoked), plus we're in a state of war since 9/11, so there's no theory going on here, you're subject to all of this *right now* and you didn't even know it.
"Other powers are available even without a declaration of emergency, including laws that allow the president to deploy troops inside the country to subdue domestic unrest."
* Military and national defense
* Criminal procedure
* Asset seizure
* Land management
* Public health
* International relations
* Federal employees
10 U.S.C. § 8014 (f)(5)
10 U.S.C. §§ 3014 (f)(4), (5)
10 U.S.C. §§ 5014 (f)(4), (5)
To protect us?
Consolidated 24 laws pertaining to Presidential authority with respect to the military & national defense in the event of a national emergency:
Future posts will tackle additional categories of law.
By Dr. Dannielle Blumenthal. All opinions are the author's own. Public domain.