In principle we, the members of the California State Militia, stand to promote, uphold and defend the constitutional guarantees as documented and expressed to the people in the California State Constitution and the Bill of Rights of the United States Constitution.
We stand to promote and defend the principles of just government bequeathed to us by our forefathers to ensure that all citizens regardless of race, color, religion, sex or natural origin retain those inalienable rights and protections established by our founding fathers.
We acknowledge a responsibility and exercise our rights as established in the Constitution of the United States to maintain our militia and train our members in the many disciplines necessary to the function of the militia both as a whole and to the members individually.
We acknowledge a responsibility to educate our members in areas of history, law and principles of a Republican* form of government as compiled in the experience and records of our forefathers. The CSM does not advocate overt acts of violence and/or aggression. It remains a defense oriented organization.
*the word "Republican" as used here refers to a form of government (Republic) and not a specific political party. The CSM welcomes membership from all political affiliations.
Like other constitutional militia organizations, the CSM recognizes that good government, founded and implemented consistent with Constitutional tenets is not only a blessing, but essential to the function and preservation of a free society.
California State Militia
Citizen Soldiers Pledge
I __________________________ do solemnly pledge that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies be they foreign and/or domestic; that I will, to the best of my ability, bear true faith and allegiance to the same.
I pledge to hold dear the truths contained in the Declaration of Independence which state: “that all men are created equal…” therefore, I shall hold no prejudice or animosity against any race, religion or ethnicity. I will strive to live a life worthy of the honor bestowed upon me as a citizen of this great nation.
I pledge that I shall obey the rule of law; that I shall be ever vigilant on watch, and stand ready to answer the call to arms in defense of our nation I will stand resolute in support, to reinforce the efforts of law enforcement and the organized military forces of the United States of America.
I do hereby pledge on my honor, my diligent obedience to the precepts contained in this “Citizen Soldiers Pledge”
Pledged on this _____ day of _____________ in the year_______ . ______________________