Checks and Balances In Government has filed a ballot initiative to give the state authority to reject federal acts they feel violate the U.S. Constitution
I know no safe depository of the ultimate powers of society but the people themselves – Thomas Jefferson
The powers delegated by proposed Constitution to the federal government, are few and defined. Those which are to remain in the State governments are numerous and indefinite. – James Madison Federalist #45
No legislative act, therefore, contrary to the constitution, can be valid. To deny this, would be to affirm … that the representatives of the people are superior to the people themselves – Alexander Hamilton Federalist #7
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small to a degree of it – Thomas Jefferson
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