by Harrison H. Schmitt
Past Releases neglected to deal with the “Supremacy Clause” of Article VI of the Constitution. This Release corrects that oversight.
States’ Attorneys General and Governors challenging the Federal Government’s constitutional power to legislate, regulate, or order executive action on healthcare, education, or other issues of clear 10th Amendment State responsibility should not concede constitutional ground on the basis of the Constitution’s Supremacy Clause (Article VI, Clause 2). This Clause does not mean or imply that “federal law trumps state law when there is a direct conflict between laws” [Read more…]