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states' rights

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. states' rights(noun)

    a doctrine that federal powers should be curtailed and returned to the individual states

  2. states' rights(noun)

    the rights conceded to the states by the United States constitution

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  1. States' rights

    States' rights in U.S. politics refers to political powers reserved for the U.S. state governments rather than the federal government according to the Tenth Amendment.

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How to say states' rights in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of states' rights in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of states' rights in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of states' rights in a Sentence

  1. Phil Scott:

    [I]t is increasingly clear that many elements in the orders have the potential to violate the constitutional rights of American citizens, and infringe on states’ rights afforded by the Tenth Amendment, this legislation serves to protect Vermont … against some of these potential violations, and to reassure our communities and citizensof their safety and security here.

  2. Bobby Jindal:

    The Supreme Court decision today conveniently and not surprisingly follows public opinion polls, and tramples on states' rights that were once protected by the 10th Amendment of the Constitution, marriage between a man and a woman was established by God, and no earthly court can alter that.

  3. Cory Gardner:

    Late Wednesday, I received a commitment from the President that the Department of Justice's rescission of the Cole memo will not impact Colorado's legal marijuana industry, furthermore, President Trump has assured me that President Trump will support a federalism-based legislative solution to fix this states' rights issue once and for all.

  4. Democratic Caucus Chairman Xavier Becerra:

    So much for people who talk about states' rights and local control.

  5. Marvin Dulaney:

    That Confederacy period is still part of that history. Criticize it and indeed tell the truth about it, that its about slavery and not states rights and so on.

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