The Conversation About Abortion You Never Hear
What’s now being called “The Thomas Supreme Court,” referring to Justice Clarence Thomas, ruled that Roe vs. Wade, wasn’t legitimate because the right to have an abortion wasn’t specified in The U.S. Constitution. We know this because the word “abortion” doesn’t occur in that document.
Thus this seems to be a direct 10th Amendment opinion – – –
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.
The implications are astounding. For the first time in recent history, the extreme power of the 10th Amendment, previously ignored by the elected liars and their Administrative State’s bureaucrats, has been brought to bear on That Thing Living in Washington D.C..
The question is, what powers WERE delegated to the United States (government) by the Constitution? It’s a short document so the quick and dirty answer is, “Not many.”
Will the “Thomas Court” continue on this path?
There’s evidence it may. To start with, Justice Thomas apparently fully understands the implications of the Legislative/Executive amalgam using the mal-interpreted interstate part of the Constitution’s Commerce Clause as the basis for most of it’s modern legislation. Like this for example – – –
“Respondents Diane Monson and Angel Raich use marijuana that has never been bought or sold, that has never crossed state lines, and that has had no demonstrable effect on the national market for marijuana. If Congress can regulate this under the Commerce Clause, then it can regulate virtually anything — and the federal Government is no longer one of limited and enumerated powers.” — –Clarence Thomas, Gonzales v. Raich
In the opposite direction, Justice Thomas affirms his committment to the powers that ARE “delegated to the United States by the Constitution” – – –
“The Court today properly holds that the Brady Act violates the Tenth Amendment in that it compels state law enforcement officers to “administer or enforce a federal regulatory program.” …I write separately to emphasize that the Tenth Amendment affirms the undeniable notion that under
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