Lessons from the Nullification Crisis
Written By: Josh Eboch | Posted: Tuesday, March 30th, 2010
Even as calls for nullification of proposed federal health care mandates have intensified on the state level, an almost hysterical effort has arisen to discredit such measures, and paint them as part of an obsolete theory with no bearing on modern politics.
Regardless of its logical descent from our most basic founding principle, that governments derive their just powers from the consent of the governed, nullification simply doesn't work, critics say.
Or does it?
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