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To: mnehring
Paul's belief that fundamental rights can be regulated by the States should send a shiver down any freedom-loving American.

Not mine. That is really how the Constitution is supposed to work. If you don't like how your state manages things, you can either get a grassroots movement to change it or move to a state that accommodates your desires. When the feds mandate something, you have no such recourse.

9 posted on 02/18/2012 7:59:34 AM PST by BipolarBob (When do the salmon return to Capistrano?)
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To: BipolarBob

Not when it comes to fundamental rights. The 10th Amendment only extends to rights not already guaranteed. Things like the 1st and 2nd Amendment are inherent rights that shouldn’t be restricted by any government on any level. By allowing States to trample on those rights as well, you create 50 tyrannies where the government always has control over the people.


10 posted on 02/18/2012 8:05:26 AM PST by mnehring
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