The Tenth Amendment to the U. S. Constitution reads as follows:
“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. “
So … what does this mean to you? Do you share the sentiments of the GOP lawmakers who launched a task force on Thursday that seeks to reclaim the powers they say the federal government has unconstitutionally taken away from the 50 states? (see article at http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2010/05/06/republican-lawmakers-launch-government-reform-task-force/
“We’ve trampled on the 10th Amendment many times and we will monitor pending legislation to try to stop that,” said Rep. Randy Neugebauer, R-Texas, another co-founding member.
Or do you perhaps feel that we cannot trust the States to do the things necessary for society?
As a “Michigander”, what are your thoughts about the impact of Federal legislation such as health care on Michigan?