Agenda 21: Tennessee Pushing Bill To Protect Property Rights And Ban UN Biodiversity Plan

Tennessee lawmakers are pushing forward with legislation drafted to combat property rights infringement and the United Nations Agenda 21 plan. Tennessee HB185 and SB459 will prohibit the federal government from implementing any of the Agenda 21 dictates in the state, if passed.

Tennessee has joined a growing number of states proposing and passing anti-UN Agenda 21 legislation. Tennessee House Bill 185 (HB185) has to gain passage in the State Government Subcommittee before moving forward. Tennessee Senate Bill 459 (SB459) has to gain approval via the Senate Judiciary Committee before moving forward for a vote by the full legislative body.

As previously reported by the Inquisitr, in the United States, more than 500 cities are members of an international sustainability organization that reportedly supports the implementation of the United Nations biodiversity program. Agenda 21 is a voluntary, non-binding UN action plan which is allegedly focused solely on sustainable development. Adopted by 178 countries in 1992, the plan is based on a program to abolish poverty and protect “fragile environments” by “properly” managing cities. Some charge the program wants to push all citizens into cities. America is a “signatory” country to Agenda 21. Because the United Nations Agenda 21 plan is a non-binding statement and not a treaty, a vote on the matter was deemed unnecessary by the federal government.

The Tennessee General Assembly website details HB185 and SB459 this way.

“Personal Property – As introduced, prohibits the state or any political subdivision from adopting or implementing any policy recommendation that intentionally or inadvertently infringes upon or restricts private property rights without due process of law; repeals any law in conflict with the Act and prohibits contracts that are in conflict with the Act from being entered into or renewed on or after the effective date of the Act. – Amends TCA Title 12, Chapter 1, Part 2 and Title 66.”

The Oklahoma House of Representatives Agenda 21 bill garnered significant support in the stated effort to preserve property rights for citizens. Members voted overwhelmingly in support of a measure designed to protect the unalienable rights of property owners and due process procedures earlier this month in order to curtail Agenda 21 plans in the state. The Oklahoma Community Protection Act would nullify any Agenda 21 or related assaults on individual property rights in the state. The HB 2807 bill has now moved on to the Oklahoma Senate for review.

The Missouri Agenda 21 and property rights legislation proposal reads as follows.

“Neither the state of Missouri nor any political subdivision shall adopt or implement policy recommendations that deliberately or inadvertently infringe or restrict private property rights without due process, as may be required by policy recommendations originating in, or traceable to Agenda 21, adopted by the United Nations in 1992 at its Conference on Environment and Development.”

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