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Did the 14th Amendment really incorporate the Bill of Rights?

July 28, 2011

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The Myth The Fourteenth Amendment incorporated the Bill of Rights down to the State and local level. This granted the Supreme Court the power to strike down any State and local law it feels violates the Bill of Rights. The Truth It is only possible to make the case that the 14th Amendment extended the […]