Isnâ€™t it time that Governors and state Attorneys General stopped wasting our precious time and money playing these silly legal games, grow a spine, and actually fulfill the oath they took to support and defend the Constitution, including the Tenth Amendment?
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The pundits scream “racism,” the legal experts cite the “supremacy clause,” and the entire country – left to right – just might be missing the point.
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).
Question: Do gun rights activists have as much courage as pot smokers?
Federal Health Insurance Mandates: Why You Canâ€™t Oppose them and Support Federal Marijuana Bans at the Same Time.
we donâ€™t need approval from the federal government to stand up for our rights. We need to stand up for them whether they want us to or not!
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!
Eric Holder, along with the rest of the DC establishment, believes that the 10th Amendment and Constitutional limits on federal power are little more than a minor nuisance to their supremacy in all things.
Every piece of federal economic regulation from the Sherman Antitrust Act (1890) to all of the 1930s New Deal securities and banking law has been rationalized (made “constitutional”) by reference to the commerce clause.
Friends of federalism cheered last month when the Obama administration reversed the Bush policy of prosecuting medical marijuana cases in states that have legalized the practice. Welcome though that change was, let’s hold the applause.
My home state of California usually interacts with the federal government by genuflecting. But, on a few issues – very few, that is – they’ve got plenty of backbone.