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Do Federal Regulations Violate the Constitution?

April 15, 2013

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The Myths  The current regulatory environment does not violate the Constitution.  Numerous federal agencies writing enormous amounts of regulations does not violate the Constitution. The fact these regulations are given the force of law even though none of them are passed through the normal legislative process does not violate the Constitution. Any law passed by […]

Does ObamaCare violate the US Constitution? Article 2

August 22, 2011

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Here is a link to the first article I wrote on this subject. https://constitutionmythbuster.com/2011/06/25/does-obamacare-violate-the-us-constitution/ The Myth The individual mandate of the new National Health Care Law does not violate the Constitution because it is authorized by the commerce clause. The health care law in itself is authorized by the general welfare clause. This law does […]

How did the framers of the Constitution define “States’ Rights”?

August 7, 2011

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The Myth This whole notion of States’ Rights is nothing more than code words for slavery and segregation. If you are talking about State rights you are a racist. The Truth Southern States did in fact use the phrase States’ Rights as an excuse to justify slavery and segregation. However this was only the excuse […]

Does ObamaCare violate the US Constitution?

June 25, 2011

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The Myth The individual mandate of the new National Health Care Law does not violate the Constitution because it is authorized by the commerce clause. The health care law in itself is authorized by the general welfare clause. This law does not violate the Constitution in any way. The Truth The Constitution in no way […]

What does the Supremacy Clause mean?

June 18, 2011

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The Myth All laws passed by the Federal Government are the supreme law of the land. The Supreme Court is the final and absolute authority when it comes to determining the constitutionality of federal laws. Until the Supreme Court declares a law unconstitutional all individuals and States are bound by that law. The Truth According […]

Did the US Constitution create a National Government or a Federal Government?

May 28, 2011

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The Myth The government created by the United States Constitution is a powerful “national” government with political authority concentrated in Washington DC. The States are mostly controlled by Washington DC. This national government can pass any laws it wishes and the States must comply. These laws can touch each and every individual living in this […]

Does the US Supreme Court have the power to veto State Laws involving our most fundamental rights?

May 24, 2011

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The Myth The Fourteenth Amendment gives the Supreme Court the power to strike down any State Law that it feels violates the Bill of Rights ot the US Constitution. The Truth The Bill of Rights of the US Constitution was never meant to the apply to the Sates. The Bill of Rights only limits the […]