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Monuments, medical marijuana, Obamacare and Roe v. Wade

 


Monuments, medical marijuana, Obamacare and Roe v. Wade

Rick Dow

What do all of these hot button issues have in common? The answer quite simply is they represent the battle between state rights and federal rights.

A strong but limited federal government, which focuses only on its written enumerated constitutional powers, is how our system was set up. Support of a federal law over a state law is asserting the "supremacy clause" Article VI Section 2 of the U. S. Constitution. Conversely, each individual state has the right and responsibility to make most of the decisions, thus favoring the...



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