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  •  This Country has a SICK History For Social Laws (3+ / 0-)
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    That is an inherent flaw in Democracy. Knowledge is like a bell curve. You can have an ignorant majority impose their lack of social values on everyone else.

    For History:

    Look at all the New Deal reforms struck down. Children have a "Right to work and have their thumbs chopped off".

    Good Example

    In the thirties Congress passed the AAA. It was an attempt to rescue farmers from the collapse of the farm economy that happened with the coming of the Depression.

    It was found unconstitutional. Prior to the switch in time that saved the nine

    . .a statutory plan to regulate and control agricultural production, [is] a matter beyond the powers delegated to the federal government. . ."
    Not to mention the Dredd Scott Decision. Or Buck v. Bell where the Chief Justice said that sterilization was a good thing because concluding (a decision never expressly overturned)
    Holmes concluded his argument by declaring that "Three generations of imbeciles are enough".

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