Judge Nuffer appears not to understand the 10th amendment
Judge Nuffer is a well-respected and thoughtful jurist. In my experience, he has
not proven to be ideological. We are lucky to have him on the bench.
Now why would anyone even think that agents of the federal government are
overstepping the limits of their authority? What an absurd notion. We all know
that every federal official follows the very letter of the law for every action
they take, and never oppress any citizen, or fail to carry out their duties in a
scrupulously correct manner.Fast and Furious.IRS targeting Tea
Party applicationsMedia wiretaps and threatsBen GhaziDOJ
failure to prosecute voter intimidationYou know, Americans have a
long history of not taking well to tyrannical governments. The people first ask
for a redress of their grievances,and work within the system. But, in the past,
they have reached a point where it became "...necessary for one people to
dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another,"The Utah law is restrained, specific, and respectful of the Constitution
and the 10th Amendment. It does not limit federal enforcement of federal
laws.The judge is wrong in his decisions thus far.
Perhaps the Judge needs to read the law again. Here is a copy:[des news
doesn't allow links]It allows federal agents to arrest on federal law
based on the US constitution.It sounds like the Judge doesn't like
the restriction of the US Constitution or the idea that the feds should be
enforcing federal law, not abusing state laws.The bill had no
constitutional note, which means the lawsuit is apt to be tossed eventually.