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Subject:  Re: FOX "News" Knows Wazzup Date:  11/2/2013  3:07 AM
Author:  warrl Number:  703683 of 876339

In any case, this doesn't justify why it should be done at state level but not at Federal level.

It *shouldn't* be done at the state level. Or the city or county level or any other level.

However, there's nothing in the US Constitution that clearly bars it from happening at some lower level. And not many of us are really up on what's in our own state's constitution let alone a bunch of other states. (Partially because most state constitutions are not NEARLY so concise as the US Constitution.)

In the US Constitution, there is the complete lack of any identifiable authority to regulate medical care or insurance within any state. And the 10th Amendment saying that if the Constitution doesn't give the federal government a power, that power belongs to the states or the people - not the federal government.

So it *cannot* be done, in accordance with the Constitution, at the federal level. It possibly can, but *shouldn't*, at the state level.
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