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3. Re: Saturday Legal Briefs Mar 10, 2013, 14:32 LittleMe
 
The_Pink_Tiger wrote on Mar 9, 2013, 18:50:
Laws are not needed to allow things. The constitution (you remember, that ratty old piece of paper that the nation is supposedly built upon) says:

"The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people."

In other words, if it is not disallowed, it is legal.

In other /other/ words, the government doesn't - and shouldn't - "allow" us to unlock our cellphones. Instead, they should strike the law that made it illegal in the first place.

But I thought good intentions overrode the Constitution!!! If new broad federal powers sound wonderful on the evening news then it must be justified! Surely powers are never abused or have unintended consequences and since they love us so dearly, everything is legal for the feds. /sarc

This comment was edited on Mar 10, 2013, 14:43.
 
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