Category Archives: States Rights

Discovering Federalism: Washington Post Thinks States Can Band Together Despite Trump

It’s really great how so many Leftists are discovering federalism and the 10th Amendment. Of course, this is what Trump wants. He’s said time and time again that he wants the states and municipalities to be the leaders in all this, because they are closer to the actual citizens. They know them better. They know […]

The Bulwark #NeverTrumper Discovers Federalism

We’ve seen this time and time again: the people who’ve called Trump a dictator, a Fascist, “literally Hitler” are now upset that Trump is not Declaring Things. Here’s The Bulwark’s resident unhinged Lefty, because a conserving conservative site needs that, right? (via Twitchy) So the states are filling the vacuum that the president left? https://t.co/VpmOfjfFia […]

California Will Fight Federal Marijuana Crackdown Or Something

Suddenly, Democrats don’t like The Federal Government running things (ABC10)  California’s Democratic attorney general says his office will vigorously enforce the state’s new recreational marijuana law despite the threat of a federal crackdown. Attorney General Xavier Becerra on Thursday criticized U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ decision to end a policy directing federal authorities to take […]

For Concealed Carry Reciprocity, Gun Grabbers Are Suddenly Concerned With States Rights

The same people who want all sorts of federal laws banning and grabbing guns, along with lots and lots of restrictions on ownership by law abiding citizens, is suddenly concerned. The House passed a bill allowing nationwide reciprocity for concealed carry permit holders when they travel to states other than their own (Daily Caller) “Throw’em […]

Warmists Are Suddenly Super Enthused By Federalism When It Comes To Paris Climate Agreement

Leftists have long been annoyed by the notion of the 10th Amendment, which states “The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the states, are reserved to the states respectively, or to the people.” They would prefer that all powers go to the federal government, rather than […]

Trump Rolls Back Federal Legal Protection For Gender Confused To Violate Privacy Of Little Girls

There had been rumblings that this was going to occur, and it has sent many in the media into a higher level of apoplexy Trump administration rolls back protections for transgender students The Trump administration on Wednesday revoked federal guidelines specifying that transgender students have the right to use public school restrooms that match their […]

Suddenly, When It Comes To GMO Labeling, NY Times Editorial Board Loves States Rights

The NY Times is typically very much pro-federal government dominance, and against any State using their 10th Amendment Right. Remember, the Times, both in the news section and the opinion pages, was totally against California’s Prop 8 (gay marriage ban) and Arizona’s illegal alien crackdown law, among others. They’ve been very supportive of the food […]

When It Comes To Marijuana, The NY Times Is Suddenly A States’ Rights Advocate

You may have already seen the NY Times piece by their editorial board calling for the repeal of federal marijuana laws, referring to them as “prohibition”. It took 13 years for the United States to come to its senses and end Prohibition, 13 years in which people kept drinking, otherwise law-abiding citizens became criminals and […]

Tennessee Bill Would Block Obamacare Enforcement For State Agents

With all due respect, a tad bit too late, folks (The New American)  State legislators in Tennessee are stepping up to be the next in line to take the sting out of ObamaCare for citizens of the Volunteer State. On January 15, State Senator Mae Beavers and state Representative Mark Pody offered companion bills that […]

National Review: Colorado’s Marijuana Law Is Sensible

This article probably has blown the minds of a few liberals. Here’s NRO’s Editorial Board Launching 17 million “Rocky Mountain High” jokes, Colorado has become the first state to make the prudent choice of legalizing the consumption and sale of marijuana, thus dispensing with the charade of medical restrictions and recognizing the fact that, while […]

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