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Supreme Court’s March to Destroy the Sovereignty of States

Written By: By Pastor Matthew Trewhella  |  Posted: Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018

Many of America's founders were concerned about the role of the judiciary before the Constitution was ratified by the states. To allay their fears, Alexander Hamilton, whose love affair with the judiciary was noticeable, wrote in 1788, "The judiciary, from the nature of its functions, will always be the least dangerous to the political rights of the Constitution; because it will be least in the capacity to annoy or injure them."[1]

But by 1823, Thomas Jefferson penned the following, "At the establishment of our constitutions, the judiciary bodies were supposed to be the most helpless and harmless members of the government. Experience, however, soon showed in what way they were to become the most dangerous."[2]

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