First Principles: Government Acts Not Enabled By the Constitution Are Illegal

“[S]hould Congress, under the pretext of executing its powers, pass laws for the accomplishment of objects not entrusted to the government, such [acts are] not the law of the land.” –John Marshall, McCulloch v. Maryland, 1819

Back in the day, that was settled law.  I’ll leave it at that.

Well, that and to provide anyone who cares to know with a very useful tool in understanding just how illegal a lot of the acts by the Obama Administration were:

https://billofrightsinstitute.org/educate/educator-resources/lessons-plans/landmark-supreme-court-cases-elessons/mcculloch-v-maryland-1819/

 

 

 

 

About alohapromisesforever

Writer, poet, musician, surfer, father of two princesses.
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One Response to First Principles: Government Acts Not Enabled By the Constitution Are Illegal

  1. This should apply to the issue of marriage. Marriage, traditional or same-sex, should not be of any concern to the government.

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