The Tenth Amendment prohibits the federal government from interfering with a state’s decision to either allow or prohibit the cultivation, distribution or use of marijuana within its own boundaries (case law involving the Commerce Clause notwithstanding).
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Just when you thought Arizona couldn’t get any more provocative, or push any more of the federal government’s buttons, it looks like America’s 48th state may actually become the 15th state to adopt another very controversial law!
Many “progressive” opponents of the Arizona immigration law are arguing that the law is unconstitutional because foreign affairs is exclusively the province of the federal government.
Right on the heels of a successful state-by-state nullification of the 2005 Real ID act, the State of Arizona is out in the forefront of a growing resistance to proposed federal health care legislation.
Today, by a vote of 34-24, the Arizona State House of Representatives passed House Concurrent Resolution 2024 (HCR2024). HCR 2024 stipulates that “the State of Arizona is hereby expressing the intent to claim sovereignty under the 10th Amendment to the United States Constitution. ” It will now be transmitted to the Arizona Senate.