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States Have Right to Nullify Federal Law

Written By: Todd Welch  |  Posted: Wednesday, December 5th, 2012

                As the state coordinator for the Campaign for Liberty, I wanted to address the Wisconsin State Journal editorial, The Tea Party Risks Irrelevance.

                The writer for some reason thinks that it is absurd that we have state's rights that supersede the federal government's power. After all, the constitution was written to form a small and limited federal government while leaving the rest of the rights to the states or to the people of those states. Because of this, the states have the right to nullify unconstitutional federal law. The Supreme Court and the federal government are not the final arbiter of what is or is not constitutional - the states are.

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