Friday, February 17, 2017

Mutiny shall be punished by death or such other punishment as a court-martial may direct. U.S. military law requires obedience only to lawful orders.

What would happen (click here) in the National Guard if the State Governor and the President gave contradictory orders?

I ask because the Oath that most (all?) of the National Guard members take includes a reference to obeying the orders of both offices. Assuming that the President takes precedence, how does that affect the Governor's position as Commander in Chief of the state's National Guard?
Any National Guard soldiers willing to round up Mexicans on their weekend off, raise your hand!

February 17, 2017
By Mike DeBonis

...“Using the National Guard, (click here) the Army, to come into our communities, to police our communities, to disrupt and to gather people up for the purpose of deporting them, is a very, very scary thing,” he said. “It’s not a country that I’m familiar with called the United States. It’s not how we conduct ourselves. We see that happen in other countries that aren’t as free and aren’t as open as we are to welcoming immigrants. We welcome immigrants. We want the best, the brightest and the bravest. . . . And now they’re under fear that armed [men], you know, with M-16 rifles, come to your door and break it down and leave your children who are American citizens there but take you and deport you.”...