"Obama DOJ Claims International Treaties Trump The U.S. Constitution."
Tip of the boonie hat to the readers who forwarded this link from Weasel Zippers which leads to this article in the Washington Examiner.
Justice Department attorneys are advancing an argument at the Supreme Court that could allow the government to invoke international treaties as a legal basis for policies such as gun control that conflict with the U.S. Constitution, according to Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas.
Their argument is that a law implementing an international treaty signed by the U.S. allows the federal government to prosecute a criminal case that would normally be handled by state or local authorities.
My Comments: Note that they are saying an international treaty 'signed' by the U.S. (which was done by Kerry on the Current UN Small Arms Treaty, under Prez Zero), but not ratified - voted on by the US Senate (as per our Constitution)........... ********! (Mods, I will gladly take points for my previous bad language on that last sentence).
Where are all the nay sayers that used to say that this was not an issue? Just asking and sayin.....................
Sipsey Street Irregulars: "Obama DOJ Claims International Treaties Trump The U.S. Constitution."