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Tuesday, April 9, 2019

State Citizens v. US Citizens Status

By Anna Von Reitz

It has come as a great shock to some people to learn that there are two completely separate political statuses in this country that are the result of service obligations of public employees known as either “United States Citizens” or “Citizens of the United States” and those being served, the People of the States.
This fundamental fact should be taught to every schoolchild in America, but as a result of lapses and the self-interest of our employees, has not been.
The unincorporated States of the Union acting by and through their unincorporated Holding Company, The United States of America, are the actual Landlords and Employers of the Federal Government, both Territorial and Municipal.
The People of the States are the owners and operators of the States of the Union. We are owed the Good Faith Service of all Federal Employees and Agencies and the prompt and correct consideration of our proper political status, once we claim it and properly, explicitly enunciate our Will to be recognized as American State Nationals or American State Citizens.
A brief citational history was recently forwarded to me by a reader and as I like the way this is organized, I am publishing it as an education “short course” in the subject and as proof, if any is needed, that Americans are naturally Lawful Persons and occupy a political status separate from US Citizens:
1. State Citizens v. US Citizens
2. “There are two classes of citizens, citizens of the United States and of the State. And one may be a citizen of the former without being a citizen of the latter” — Gardina v. Board of Registers 48 So. 788, 169 Ala. 155 (1909)
3. Federal citizenship is a municipal franchise domiciled in the District of Columbia, and the political rights of federal citizens are franchises which they hold as privileges at the legislative discretion of Congress.” —(Murphy v. Ramsey , 114 U.S. 15 (1885)).
4. “The only absolute and unqualified right of a United States citizen is to residence within the territorial boundaries of the United States.” — US vs. Valentine 288 F. Supp. 957
5. “Therefore, the U.S. citizens [citizens of the District of Columbia] residing in one of the states of the union, are classified as property and franchises of the federal government as an “individual entity.” — Wheeling Steel Corp. v. Fox, 298 U.S. 193, 80 L.Ed. 1143, 56 S.Ct. 773.
6. “A “US Citizen” upon leaving the District of Columbia becomes involved in “interstate commerce”, as a “resident” does not have the common-law right to travel, of a Citizen of one of the several states.” — Hendrick v. Maryland S.C. Reporter’s Rd. 610-625. (1914)
7. “There is in our Political System, a government of each of the several states and a government of the United States Each is distinct from the other and has citizens of its own.” — US vs. Cruikshank, 92 US 542,
8. …the privileges and immunities of citizens of the United States do not necessarily include all the rights protected by the first eight amendments to the Federal constitution against the powers of the Federal government.” — Maxwell v Dow, 20 S.C.R. 448, at pg 455;
9. “The rights of the individuals are restricted only to the extent that they have been voluntarily surrendered by the “citizenship” to the agencies of government.” — City of Dallas v Mitchell, 245 S.W. 944
10. “…it might be correctly said that there is no such thing as a citizen of the United States. … A citizen of any one of the States of the Union, is held to be, and called a citizen of the United States, although technically and abstractly there is no such thing.” — Ex Parte Frank Knowles, 5 Cal. Rep. 300
11. This can also be confirmed in the definitions section of Title 5 USC, Title 26 USC, and Title 1 USC.
12. Therefore a US citizen is a piece of property. If you read any of those old court cases prior to the civil war where slavery was the issue, the debate was ALWAYS over property rights, therefore a US citizen, is a SLAVE.
13. The Fourteenth Amendment defines what a US citizen is;
“Section 1. All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the State wherein they reside.
14. The so-called Fourteenth Amendment criminally converts US citizenship completely upside down from what the founding fathers intended.
15. A US citizen is a corporation:
16. Summary of 6 pages of Congressional Record , June 13, 1967, pp. 15641-15646). A “citizen of the United States” is a civilly dead entity operating as a co-trustee and co-beneficiary of the PCT, the private constructive, cestui que trust of US Inc. under the 14th Amendment, which upholds the debt of the USA and US Inc. in Section 4.
17. “…it is evident that they [US citizens] have not the political ‘[ rights]’ which are vested in citizens of the States. They are not constituents of any community in which is vested any sovereign power of government. Their position partakes more of the character of subjects than of citizens. They are subject to the laws of the United States, but have no voice in its management. If they are allowed to make laws, the validity of these laws is derived from the sanction of a Government in which they are not represented. Mere citizenship they may have, but the political ‘[rights]’ of citizens they cannot enjoy…” — People v. De La Guerra,40 Cal. 311, 342 (A.D. 1870)
18. Del Sharp United States Code that uses “American national” while maintaining no such status as 14th Amendment “naturalized citizen of the United States”.
19. 8 U.S.C. § 1502 : Certificate of nationality issued by Secretary of State for person not a naturalized citizen of United States for use in proceedings of a foreign state.
20. The Secretary of State is authorized to issue, in his discretion and in accordance with rules and regulations prescribed by him, a certificate of nationality for any person not a naturalized citizen of the United States who presents satisfactory evidence that he is an AMERICAN NATIONAL and that such certificate is needed for use in judicial or administrative proceedings in a foreign state. Such certificate shall be solely for use in the case for which it was issued and shall be transmitted by the Secretary of State through appropriate official channels to the judicial or administrative officers of the FOREIGN STATE in which it is to be used.
21. Corpus Juris Secundum § 883, [t]he United States government is a FOREIGN CORPORATION with respect to a state.
22. 8 USC § 1101(a)(21), [t]he term “national” means a person owing permanent allegiance to a state.”
23. 8 USC § 1101(a)(22), [t]he term “national of the United States” means
(A) a citizen of the United States, or
(B) a person who, though not a citizen of the United States, owes permanent
allegiance to the United States.
24. American national ≠ national/citizen of the United States
25. These are TWO distinct status’ within the American system. The former is a freeman, the latter is a voluntary slave subject to the jurisdiction thereof created by section 1 of the 14th Amendment. It is a FEDERALLY CREATED capacity/title that owes allegiance to it.
I trust that this is the “end” of any debate about the issue.
If you wish to be considered a “US Citizen” of any kind, you may adopt that status and act as a Legal Person. If you wish to retain your natural born capacity and wish to act as a Lawful Person and act exclusively as an “American State National” or “American State Citizen”, you may declare your intent and claim/reclaim and record your natural political status as an American — which is what I recommend and what our paperwork process is designed to accomplish.
At no time before or since the so-called American Civil War have any of our States been engaged in any form of warfare since 1814; we are owed the Law of Peace, AR 27-161-1 from the Territorial Government and agreed upon Service from the Municipal Government, which, with respect to us, is limited to perform its operations within the ten miles square of the District of Columbia.
Those of us who declare ourselves and record our political status as peaceful American State Citizens are owed all protections and guarantees of both The Constitution of the United States of America (Territorial Government) and The Constitution of the United States (Municipal Government) without any presumption of the existence of US Citizenship obligations of any kind.
In the same token, we are obligated by those same venerable agreements to not interfere in the functions of the Federal Government and to “stay in our lane” in the day to day operation of our own affairs. If we claim our State National or State Citizen status, we accept it as our singular political status and/or obligation of citizenship, and we do not claim any other political status in conflict of interest.
So, if you are a “US Citizen” you cannot at the same time be considered an “American State National” or “American State Citizen” by any State of the Union, even though your Federal Employer may allow you to claim Dual Citizenship during your period of service employment and may recognize your actual nationality as that of an American.

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  1. How do you start the paperwork process to change your status?

    1. Also go to They have Judge Anna's paperwork there. Read everything you can from Anna, study the documents thoroughly, understand and comprehend the depth of the lies we've been told and also the truth that is now at our fingertips to receive. A return to our natural God given rights is here for the receiving. Bless

  2. How do you start the paperwork process to change your status?

  3. go on her site scroll down to 928 follow directions !

  4. More cites:
    1873: U.S. v. Anthony 24 Fed. 829 (1873) "The term resident and citizen of the United States,
    (“territories and District of Columbia”) is distinguished from a Citizen of one of the several states, in that the former is a special class of citizen created by Congress." (That is a “citizen of the United States “is a “statutory citizen”—created by legislative action.)
    1953: Kitchens v. Steele, 112 F. Supp 383 "A citizen of the United States is a citizen of the federal government.


  6. Hi my name is Charles Brown, I went into the 157th Judicial District court, Judge Felix Salazar presiding, declares in a declaratory judgment case that my citizenship did not emanate from or through the 14th amendment that I was a state citizen. Is this what you paper work does? Sincerely, C. W. Brown

    1. Response from Anna Von Reitz:

      Strictly speaking, your nationality is the key and it is established based on the land and soil you are born on --- which for us would be one of the States, such as Michigan or Texas. Any citizenship that you subsequently accept on a voluntary basis is a separate political matter, but if you are an American born and bred, your natural citizenship is owed to your State, and so, I for example, was born a Wisconsinite (State National) and upon reaching the age of majority I became a Wisconsin State Citizen.

      We get misidentified as "United States Citizens" or as "Citizens of the United States" via various means of entrapment and/or mis-characterization or mistakes that we innocently make --- which may include enrolling in their retirement program (Social Security) or voting in their corporate elections --- and those actions may "muddy the waters" regarding who we actually are and the capacity in which we are choosing to act.

      It becomes necessary for most of us to "declare" our intentions and back out of any false conceptions or presumptions regarding our political capacity and citizenship as a result, especially when we undertake our obligations to Assemble our States and Self-Govern.

      No "United States Citizen" or "Citizen of the United States" has any capacity to assemble an actual State of the Union and those of us who do retain that capacity have to reclaim it in the public record and explicitly declare it, which is what our paperwork is designed to do --- to create the evidence via public recording that we are State Nationals and/or State Citizens and that we are knowledgeably acting in that capacity.

      Typically, no such public record exists because our parents were deceived and misinformed and didn't realize that they needed to claim us as their children and to establish a land jurisdiction recording of our names, etc., so as adults, we have to "re-convey" our names, trademarks, and copyrights back to the land and soil jurisdiction of our State.

      You must have had unusually bright parents who took measures to establish your name and birthright from the beginning of your life? What evidence did you present to the court that led them to conclude you were a State Citizen?

    2. The cause number is 86-028224: The heading is Charles W. Brown, petitioner vs John & Jane Does Nos. 1-99 respondents. filed 23rd day of june, 1986.
      The petition for declaratory Judgement of Citizenship, Affirmation in support of declaration of citizenship, revocation in support of declaratory judgment of citizenship, the documentation of the existance of the natyral person of Charles Wayne Brown, affidavit, declaration & filing of a natural united states citizen, notice by affidavit,notice of affidavit,revocation of social security number, drivers license, vehicle registration, revocation of marriage license,recording of a voter, 4th article affidavit, declaration and resolves of the first continental congress, supplemental memorandum on classes of citizenship and order for declaration of citizenship. No my parents did not help me in this case. Bob Wangrud in oregon helped me. hopes this help, i have cataracts and hard for me to write. you should be able to pull the case, Sincerely, Charles

    3. Please use a handle that is not "unknown" or "anonymous" see our policy at the top of the page in blue. The least you could do is to put your name on the first line of your comment so I can see your unique handle. There are too many people using unknown or anonymous and it makes this moderation job much more difficult.

    4. Sorry didn't mean to be a problem, my given name is Charles Wayne and Family of Brown, my email is Replied as, Sincerely, Charles Wayne

    5. If you can't get the handle to change then just put your name in the first line of your comments so I know you are not all the others who have "unknown" as a handle.

    6. Hi Mr Brown. I cannot seem to locate your case so I am having the Harris County recorder search for me. What did you do with the results of your case? Were you able to live as a freeman?

  7. Re: #11. in the above: "This can also be confirmed in the definitions section of Title 5 USC, ..."
    Question: Where exactly in USC 5 can "this ... be confirmed"?

    I have USC 2006 Vol 1 (Titles 1 - 4 and Title 5 Subsection 101 to Subsection 5949). The "Table Of Titles And Chapters" shows three parts for Title 5. Part III is identified as "Employees." I'm identifying this part because it's the only listing in "Table Of Titles And Chapters" that explicitly says: "Definitions." These particular "Definitions" begin on page 819 (in my volume) however none of the listed terms (on about 8 pages) include "citizen of the United States."

  8. Two ways to start the process.
    1. Go to and use all the self help documents and follow the instructions.
    2. Go to and scroll to the bottom of the front page and fill out the blue Get Help form and someone will call you and walk you through the process.

  9. Why would we allow our employees to force us to act in any capacity at all? We are Men and Women, we don't need no steeenking persons.

    By what authority does the created tell its creator how the creator is to approach the created?

    Stock boy to boss: I'll restock the shelves, but, you'll have to fill out this request form, first.

    Boss: I beg your pardon?

    The word "person," even in its most benign form, is a trap from the pit of Hell. It puts the man in a cage and calls the cage "citizen," or "driver," or "voter" or whatever word the commercial world claims authority over.

    The use of the word "person" in any way is bowing to the dictates of our own creation.

    We should not act "as" anything, even as Men and Women. A Man acts. Men and Women act together. Not as a polity or even a nation. We are Men and Women who choose, for whatever reason, to associate with one another and to act in a way we believe to be in our shared interest. We can give that a name, but, only for the purpose of distinguishing it from other things we might name.

    We have a right to include or exclude those who would act with us.

    Government and commerce would have us believe we are something we are not and that we agreed to that!

    We were given dominion, not government or commerce.

    Plant this firmly in your head and you will see.

  10. Where can I go to record paperwork my county clerk recorder refused to record them. Anyone have success?

  11. Two ways to start the process.
    1. Go to and use all the self help documents and follow the instructions.
    2. Go to and scroll to the bottom of the front page and fill out the blue Get Help form and someone will call you and walk you through the process.

    They can record it for you in Arizona

    The minute you receive any document or paper for filing, it is recorded according to the following case cite:
    Biffle v Morton Rubber Indus., Inc., 785 SW 2d 143, 144 (Tex. 1990) . “An instrument is deemed in law filed at the
    time it is delivered to the clerk, regardless of whether the instrument is file marked.”
    Should you refuse to record MY documents, once deposited with you or your office, you are committing a crime
    under Title 18 USC § 2071 and is punishable by fines and imprisonment. If your attorney told you not to file any
    documents like mine, you are still liable and responsible, as I do NOT accept ANY third-party interveners. Any
    attorney, district attorney or anyone from the lawyering craft are all third parties and do not have a license to make a
    legal determination in this matter as they do NOT represent ME and YOU, the county clerk, and do NOT have the
    authority to represent ME. You are a PUBLIC SERVANT! Violations will result in charges of criminal trespass!
    Title 18 USC-Crimes and Criminal Procedure, Part I-Crimes, Chapter 101- Records and Reports,
    Section 2071- (Concealment, removal, or mutilation generally);

  13. (a) Whoever willfully and unlawfully conceals, removes, mutilates, obliterates or destroys, or attempts to do
    so, or with intent to do so, or takes and carries away ANY record, proceeding, map, book, paper, document,
    or other thing, filed or deposited with any clerk or officer of any court of the United States, or in any public
    office, or with any judicial or public officer of the United States, shall be fined under this Title, or imprisoned
    not more that three years, or both.
    (b) Whoever, having the custody of any such record, proceeding, map, book, document, paper, or other thing,
    willfully and unlawfully conceals, removes, mutilates, obliterates, falsifies, or destroys the same, shall be fined
    under this title or imprisoned not more that three years, or both; and shall forfeit his office and be disqualified
    from holding any office under the United States. As used in this subsection, the term “office” does not include
    the office held by any person as a retired officer of the Armed Forces of the United States.
    Revised Statutes of The United States, 1st Session, 43rd Congress 1873-1874.
    Section 5403. (Destroying public records); Every person who willfully destroys or attempts to destroy, or with
    intent to steal or destroy, or takes and carries away any record, paper, or proceeding of a court of justice, filed or
    deposited with any clerk or officer of such court, or any paper, or document, or record filed or deposited in any public
    office, or with any judicial or public officer, shall, without reference to the value of the record, paper, document, or
    proceeding so taken, pay a fine of not more than two thousand dollars, or suffer imprisonment, at hard labor, not
    more than three years, or both: [See § 5408, 5411, 5412, 5412.1]

  14. Section 5407. (Conspiracy to defeat enforcement of the laws); If two or more persons in any State or Territory
    conspire for the purpose of impeding, hindering, obstructing, or defeating, in any manner, the due course of justice
    in any State or Territory, with intent to deny to any citizen the equal protection of the laws, or to injure him or his
    property for lawfully enforcing, or attempting to enforce the right of any person, or class of persons, to the equal
    protection of the laws, each of such persons shall be punished by a fine on not less than five hundred nor more that
    five thousand dollars, or by imprisonment, with or without hard labor, not less than six months nor more than six
    years, or by both such fine and imprisonment. See § 1977-1991, 2004-2010, 5506-55410.1
    Section 5408. (Destroying record by officer in charge); Every officer, having the custody of any record,
    document, paper, or proceeding specified in § 5403, who fraudulently takes away, withdraws, or destroys any such
    record, document, paper, or proceeding filed in his office or deposited with him or in his custody, shall pay a fine of
    not more than two thousand dollars, of suffer imprisonment at hard labor not more that three years, or both, and
    shall, moreover, forfeit his office and be forever afterward disqualified from holding any office under the Government
    of the United States.

    1. thank you very much for your reply Jason McLeod.

  15. Sorry to rain on your parade, but numbers 13 and 14 are nothing more than false patriot/sovereign citizen mythology. You saying the 14th amendment makes someone a u.s citizen slave does exactly what you say you are trying to prevent, ans causes problems where none exists,mostly confusion and it does not help anyone one bit even you! All it will do is have people call you a sovereign citizen, kook, etc etc. First of all, you say you understand legalese/words of art, yet you believe that the legalese, language, defintions and words of art used in statues, including the u.s.c is the same legalese, language, definitions and words of art used in the constitution when it is not. It also looks like you believe that statues, including the u.s.c are in the same legal context as the constitution again when they are not.

    The Supreme Court has declared that there are three geographical definitions of the term “United States”:

    "The term 'United States' may be used in any one of several senses. [Definition 1] It may be merely the name of a sovereign occupying the position analogous to that of other sovereigns in the family of nations. [Definition 2] It may designate the territory over which the sovereignty of the United States extends, or [Definition 3] it may be the collective name of the states which are united by and under the Constitution.“
    [Hooven and Allison v. Evatt, 324 U.S. 652 (1945)]

    So now here are IMPORTANT things to note about the (statutory) language in 8 U.S.C. 1401:

    – “United States” used is the STATUTORY meaning.

    – “United States” used EXCLUDES the CONSTITUTIONAL meaning, ie the states of the union

    – The phrase “subject to THE jurisdiction of the United States” LOOKS the same as that in the Fourteenth Amendment.

    » Is NOT the same because it uses a DIFFERENT “United States” that includes ONLY federal territory (definition 2 above).

    » CANNOT mean someone in a state of the Union, because Congress has NO civil
    legislative jurisdiction there.

    • Why Congress has NO legislative jurisdiction in a state of the Union:

    – Carter v. Carter Coal Co., 298 U.S. 238, 56 S.Ct. 855 (1936)

    "It is no longer open to question that the general government, unlike the states,
    Hammer v. Dagenhart, 247 U.S. 251, 275 , 38 S.Ct. 529, 3 A.L.R. 649,
    Ann.Cas.1918E 724, possesses no inherent power in respect of the internal affairs of the states; and emphatically not with regard to legislation."

  16. Response from Anna:

    The only "United States" that the 14th Amendment concerns is the Territorial United States, because why? Because it is an amendment to The Constitution of the United States of America --- the Territorial Constitution. Uh, duh.....

    If you BOTHERED to read what I have written, you would already know that everyone here knows all this already and that we are NOT confused at all.

    It does not take argument to prove anything so absolutely Ground Zero as who or what the 14th Amendment (By-Law) of that Constitution applies to. Why you would accuse me of not knowing is beyond me. And why you would presume that anyone here is confused about what the Federal Code is versus what the Constitutions are is also way off the wall.

    I have been teaching this stuff probably longer than you have been alive, and have referenced Hale v. Henkel and Hooven and Allison v. Evatt and Downes v. Bidwell and many other proofs of these snarled up identities many, many times. Where have you been, that you are coming in here like some Sunday Blooming Idiot, assuming that we don't know this stuff backwards, forwards, and upside down?

    1. Wow really, you stoop so low to name calling and insults? I have read all what you have written including your claim of there being a Territorial Constitution aka the constitution of the United States of America. Where did you get this misinformation? What is your source? Some out of print book?

  17. I would like to add that the preamble of the constitution of the United States of America has constitution for the United States of America in it as follows:

    We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, ensure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America

  18. According to both the Articles of Confederation (the second Organic Law) and according to Dr. Ed Rivera of The Organic Laws Institute - the non-political "free inhabitant" continues as an option: "the free inhabitants of each of these states, ... shall be entitled to all privileges and immunities of free citizens in the several states".


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