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Roberts: Prevent the Power Grab (Townhall.com) July 23, 2010

Posted by daviddavenport in Radio Commentaries.

The U.S. Supreme Court will have a chance to stop one of the biggest 

Courtesy of Townhall.com

federal  power grabs in our history in several cases working their way through the system.

 Twenty states are suing the federal government arguing that the commerce clause can’t be stretched to require every citizen to buy health insurance.  The state of Arizona will be defending its right to enforce immigration laws that the federal government has failed to carry out. And at least two cases question, one from Massachusetts and one from California, question who s the right to decide social issues such as same-sex marriage.

When a President and a Congress of the same party expand the power of the federal government, it is the job of the judicial branch to serve as the check and balance.  Let’s hope the Roberts court is up to the challenge.

To listen to the audio:  http://townhall.com/talkradio/Show.aspx?RadioShowID=11



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