Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Why is it illegal for communities to protect themselves from harm?

by Jon Rappoport
December 30, 2014
The supposed answer to that question is the Supremacy Clause of the US Constitution, Article 6, paragraph 2:
“This Constitution, and the laws of the United States which shall be made in pursuance thereof; and all treaties made, or which shall be made, under the authority of the United States, shall be the supreme law of the land; and the judges in every state shall be bound thereby, anything in the Constitution or laws of any State to the contrary notwithstanding.”
By inference, the individual states declare their own supremacy when local communities try to nullify or avoid state statutes.
Keep in mind that the US Constitution enumerates powers granted to the federal government, and reserves all other powers for the states or the people. But this restraint has been trampled on so many times it’s barely visible under the tonnage of federal law and regulation.
Therefore, the Supremacy Clause becomes: “We, the federal government, can do anything we want to, and the states and the people are bound by it.”
So…what happens when the people of a community decide that a medical drug or pesticide or genetically modified organism or fracking chemical or vaccine is poisonous and must be banned?
The state preempts the community, and if the state doesn’t, the federal government will move in and assert its ultimate authority.
Take the case of Roundup, or any of the pesticides that contain the toxic glyphosate. If the EPA or the USDA or the FDA decides glyphosate is harmless, and if their “science” is a sham, and if they are merely caving in to big corporations who want to sell it, the people would have no recourse.
READ MORE:jonrappoport.wordpress.com/2014/12/30/why-is-it-illegal-for-communities-to-protect-themselves-from-harm/

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