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definition for: #10thAmend

July 22, 2013
2 Definitions for Hashtag #10thAmend
Amendment 10 Powers of the States and People. Ratified Dec 15 1791. QUOTE 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. UNQUOTE If the power is not already in the Constitution for the Feds, then the Feds cannot make a law about it. States could if allowed, but the power is reserved to the People otherwise.
July 22, 2013
Nothing in Constitution allows Feds to prohibit guns of any type, including automatics. Individual states could prohibits such guns if it weren't for the 2nd Amendment: QUOTE A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed. UNQUOTE Infringed usually means no registry, no tax, no delay, no qualification. So, right to bear arms is a Right of the People that cannot be infringed by Powers of either Feds or states - that power is reserved to the People.
July 22, 2013
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