Published: Friday, July 12 2013 12:00 a.m. MDT
the fix is simple - I think, though I know someone will correct me if my basic
assumption is incorrect.I assume - please correct me if I am wrong -
that violations of state law would be heard in state court. amend the statute
to require state judges to dismiss any land use charges brought by federal
athorities based on state laws. the feds can charge all they want, but the
cases will be dismissed in court. The feds will see the futility and stop.if they can make charges based on federal law, they should do that in
the first place, but if all they have is state law, and they know it will be
heard in state court and there dismissed, they will be less likely to abuse
Because the local authorities (Hurricane) would never abuse the system.Because the sheriff and his little buddy Mike Noel would never go pulling up
park signs in Escalante Monument.Because Utah never seems to care if
theres a republican in the White House.Petty little men in our
legislature who believe in the law of the land, but only before statehood.
Yet the courts have ruled that States cannot enforce Federal Law (immigration).
I thought the Constitution was divinely inspired? Why do repubs hate
the Supreme Court and the Constitution so much?
Um, because the Supreme Court doesn't rely on the Constitution. They base
their decisions on precedent set by previous Supreme Court decisions not on the
We have great respect for the Constitution far less on the black robed mafia
that sit on the courts.
DeseretNews.com encourages a civil dialogue among its readers. We welcome your thoughtful comments.— About comments