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Monday, December 20, 2010

State “Repeal Amendment” Would Check Central Government


“The same people driving the lawsuits that seek to dismantle the Obama administration’s health care overhaul have set their sights on an even bigger target: a constitutional amendment that would allow a vote of the states to overturn any act of Congress. Under the proposed ‘repeal amendment,’ any federal law or regulation could be repealed if the legislatures of two-thirds of the states voted to do so.” (New York Times)

Checks and balances.

FEE Timely Classic
“Nothing to Learn from the Antifederalists? It Just Ain’t So!” by Joseph Stromberg