Treaties Don’t Trump the Constitution

American Thinker

By Congressman Steve Stockman

Can  the President and Senate invest the federal government with new powers not  enumerated in the U.S. Constitution simply by signing and ratifying a  treaty?  Can the treaty power be used to override the Tenth Amendment and  render it a dead letter?  Those issues will be argued before the U.S.  Supreme Court on November 5, 2013, in the case of Bond  v. United States.

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