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Should We Obey All Laws?

Frank275 Wrote: May 16, 2012 10:52 AM
Dr. Williams, you are right. Americans need to learn to stand on morals. This country was founded on Christian morals. Publius Huldah, a constitutional expert, has written a model for state legislatures to nullify all unconstitutional laws passed by congress. It is self-proving and should be gotten into the hands of all state legislatures.

Let's think about whether all acts of Congress deserve our respect and obedience. Suppose Congress enacted a law -- and the Supreme Court ruled it constitutional -- requiring American families to attend church services at least three times a month. Should we obey such a law? Suppose Congress, acting under the Constitution's commerce clause, enacted a law requiring motorists to get eight hours of sleep before driving on interstate highways. Its justification might be that drowsy motorists risk highway accidents and accidents affect interstate commerce. Suppose you were a jury member during the 1850s and a free person were on trial...