The pundits scream “racism,” the legal experts cite the “supremacy clause,” and the entire country – left to right – just might be missing the point.
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As It Stands by Dave Stancliff/For the Eureka Times-Standard A landmark decision for all Californian’s quietly made history on August 20th in a Santa Cruz courtroom. For the first time since 1996, when the Compassionate Use Act was passed, the federal authorities have been charged with violating the 10th Amendment for harassing medical marijuana patients [...]
Gay Marriage, Medical Marijuana, the Environment and more. For many years, presidents have been assuming more and more power for themselves and for the federal government, but California has been taking the lead recently in the battle for States Rights against this growth Federal power. Thomas Elias notes this trend in his recent Pasadena Star-News [...]
John McCain is developing a bad case of selective respect.Â For the Constitution, that is. Recently, he called upon the principle of States Rights in advocating drilling for oil off the coasts of California and Florida. But, isn’t he violating this principle at the same time he’s invoking it?
Rob McKenna, the attorney general of the state of Washington, issued a press release on 01-02-08 to make clear that his state would intervene in the California emissions battle against the EPA and the Federal Government.
The unconstitutional drug war rages on – and on, and on.Â Recently, Federal Agents raided a California small business and arrested three people for running a marijuana candy factory. States rights have no bearing when thugs shut down businesses, destroy families, and throw people in jail.