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States Can Nullify Obamacare

Discussion in 'News & Current Events' started by Revmitchell, Oct 25, 2013.

  1. Revmitchell

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    George Mason University professor Walter E. Williams outlined the case that states can nullify Obamacare, citing Thomas Jefferson’s 1789 Kentucky Resolution, which was a claim that the U. S. Constitution is a compact among the several states, and any power not delegated to the U.S. government is void.

    “I think the American citizens ought to press their state governors and legislatures just to nullify the law — just to plain nullify it and say, ‘The citizens of such-and-such-a state don’t have to obey Obamacare because it’s unconstitutional, regardless of what the Supreme Court says,’” Williams said.

    Williams cited Marbury v. Madison, which said “all laws which are repugnant to the Constitution are null and void” to further the case for nullification from the states


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    I did some research into this over the last few hours since you posted it.

    If anyone is interested, there will be petitions for referendums in Missouri for next year's elections to do exactly this. In Kansas, we have to force a constitutional amendment to allow voter initiative and referendum before we can even bring such a petition.
     
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