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Quote from John Taylor,

Constitutions are violated, and it would be absurd to expect the federal government to enforce the
Constitution against itself. If the very federal judges the Constitution was partly intended to restrain were the ones exclusively charged with enforcing
it, then “America possesses only the effigy of a Constitution.” The states, the very constituents of the Union, had to do the enforcing.


John Taylor (more quotes by John Taylor or books by/about John Taylor)

(1753-1824) usually called John Taylor of Caroline, served in the Virginia House of Delegates, US Senator, writer, political pamphleteer


c. 1790


Constitution, Judiciary, Usurpation


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