c/o 2509 North Campbell, #1776
                                            Tucson, Arizona state
                                                  zip code exempt

                                                September 9, 1996

John McCain
United States Senator
Committee on Governmental Affairs
Washington, District of Columbia
zip code exempt

Subject:  Voting Rights Violation
          Petition to Congress for Redress

Dear Senator McCain:

     I am in receipt of your letter to me, dated June 18, 1996, a
copy of which is attached for your information.

     As a member of the Senate Committee on Governmental Affairs,
would it be possible for you to provide me with the procedure for
submitting and  hearing a  Petition to  Congress for  Redress  of
Grievances,  pursuant   to  the  Petition  Clause  in  the  First

     As you  know, this  is an  election year, and the problem we
have identified  is now  occurring in  every state of this Union.
Specifically, Citizens  of the  freely associated compact states,
who are  not also  federal  citizens  under  the  so-called  14th
Amendment, cannot  sign a  voter registration  affidavit  without
also committing  a class  6 felony in Arizona.  Similar penalties
attach to  fraud on  voter registration  affidavits  utilized  by
other Union states.

     I have  clients, and  I would  also include  myself in  this
group, who  are now  convinced that they are being systematically
and fraudulently  deprived of  their fundamental  Right to  elect
their representatives  in the  House, Senate,  and  White  House.
Their only  recourse at  the moment  is to remove themselves from
the voter  registration rosters,  but  this  has  the  additional
undesirable side  effect that  they will  no longer be called for
grand or  trial jury  duty.   As you may already know, candidates
for jury duty are pulled from the voter registration rosters.

     Accordingly, the  existence of  class bias  in the grand and
trial jury  selection statutes  means  that  they  are  unconsti-
tutional and  therefore null  and void  ab initio.  See 28 U.S.C.
1861, 1865.   This unconstitutionality in turn places all federal
and state  grand  jury  indictments  under  a  cloud  of  serious
suspicion, dating  all the  way back  to the Civil War, and maybe

     Senator, I  don't believe  you will need yet another federal
or state  court to  rule on  these issues before you can admit to
yourself, and to your constituents throughout Arizona state, that
the pertinent  court cases  already decided  do evidence emphatic
proof  of   the  existence   of  two  (2)  different  classes  of
citizenship in  America today:   one  state, the  other  federal.
Quite apart  from any  other considerations, the existence of two
different classes  of citizenship,  particularly  if  they  enjoy
different Rights,  Privileges and  Immunities,  raises  the  ugly
specter of gross violations of equal protection under the Law.

     I will  look forward to your timely and considerate response
to this  request for  information  about  filing  and  hearing  a
Petition to  Congress for  redress of  this grievance against the
federal  government,   specifically  the  statutes,  regulations,
policies, practices,  rules and  procedures which originate in 28
U.S.C. 1861 and 1865.

     Thank you very much for your consideration.

Sincerely yours,

/s/ Paul Andrew Mitchell

Paul Andrew, Mitchell, B.A., M.S.
Citizen of Arizona state and federal witness

All Rights Reserved without Prejudice

copies:   Senate Judiciary Committee

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