The town of Oroville, California, has declared itself a “constitutional republic” following over a year of restrictive coronavirus lockdowns and mandates in the state.
According to the East Bay Times, Oroville responded to the extension by declaring that it will not enforce “any executive orders issued by the state of California or by the United States federal government that are overreaching or clearly violate our constitutionally protected rights.” […]
Source: Small Town Declares Itself a ‘Constitutional Republic,’ Won’t Follow Blue State’s Tyrannical Mandates
America is a Constitutional Republic NOT a democracy. Here is an excerpt1 that explains the difference:
The USA has been a Constitutional Republic since 1789: “A continual republic is a state in which the head of state and other officials are representatives of the people and must govern within an existing constitution. In a constitutional republic, executive, legislative, and judicial powers are separate into distinct branches.”
There is a difference between a constitutional republic and a democracy. A “democracy is run by people and republic is run by the laws of constitution.”