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10th Amendment Quotes By Mitt Romney

I think it's unconstitutional on the 10th Amendment front. — Mitt Romney

10th Amendment Quotes By James Madison

The powers delegated by the proposed Constitution to the federal government are few and defined. Those which are to remain in the State governments are numerous and indefinite. The former will be exercised principally on external objects, as war, peace, negotiation and foreign commerce ... The powers reserved to the several States will extend to all the objects which in the ordinary course of affairs, concern the lives and liberties, and properties of the people, and the internal order, improvement and prosperity of the State. — James Madison

10th Amendment Quotes By Melville Fuller

To hold that Congress has general police power would be to hold that it may accomplish objects not intrusted to the general government, and to defeat the operation of the 10th Amendment, declaring that '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. — Melville Fuller

10th Amendment Quotes By Barry Goldwater

Today neither of our two parties maintains a meaningful commitment to the principle of States' Rights. The 10th Amendment is not a 'general assumption' but a rule of law. States rights mean that states have a right to act or not to act, as they see fit, in areas reserved to them. — Barry Goldwater

10th Amendment Quotes By Rand Paul

I support local solutions to illegal immigration as protected by the 10th amendment. I support making English the official language of all documents and contracts.. — Rand Paul

10th Amendment Quotes By Dick Thornburgh

Specifically, the reservation of sovereignty to the people of the states in matters not governed by federal law is constitutionally defined and permanently enshrined in the 10th Amendment. — Dick Thornburgh

10th Amendment Quotes By Dick Thornburgh

If U.S. national sovereignty continues, it is only as a state that Puerto Rico will have permanent 10th Amendment powers over its non-federal affairs, as well as voting power in Congress. — Dick Thornburgh

10th Amendment Quotes By Joe Biden

Anybody who pretends that how you read the 10th and 11th Amendment doesn't have a fundamental impact on the things we care about is kidding themselves. They're either uninformed or they're kidding themselves. — Joe Biden