Monday, June 25, 2012

Supreme Court's ruling on AZ Immigration Law..."boggles the mind"

Very important from this morning's ruling from the Supreme Court on the AZ Law: Cite as: 567 U. S. ____ (2012) Opinion of SCALIA, J.

"... The President said at a news conference that the new program is “the right thing to do” in light of Congress’s failure to pass the Administra-tion’s proposed revision of the Immigration Act.7 Perhaps it is, though Arizona may not think so. But to say, as the Co...urt does, that Arizona contradicts federal law by enforc-ing applications of the Immigration Act that the President declines to enforce boggles the mind."

"..The Court opinion’s looming specter of inutterable hor-ror—“[i]f §3 of the Arizona statute were valid, every State could give itself independent authority to prosecute fed- eral registration violations,” ante, at 10—seems to me not so horrible and even less looming. But there has come to pass, and is with us today, the specter that Arizona and the States that support it predicted: A Federal Govern-ment that does not want to enforce the immigration laws as written, and leaves the States’ borders unprotected against immigrants whom those laws would exclude. So the issue is a stark one. Are the sovereign States at the mercy of the Federal Executive’s refusal to enforce the Nation’s immigration laws? A good way of answering that question is to ask: Would the States conceivably have entered into the Union if the Constitution itself contained the Court’s holding? Today’s judgment surely fails that test. At the Constitutional Convention of 1787, the delegates contended with “the jealousy of the states with regard to their sovereignty.” " 

WOW.. Yet, we will see people vote to reelect Obama and Holder. That boggles the mind!

Read the actual ruling here:

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