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Amendment 10

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tenyshun richardson

on 11 November 2016

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Transcript of Amendment 10

the reason why it is important for people to be able to create there own laws is because we want America to be different we don't want to be the same we want to have power to do want we want and if states could not create there own laws we would all be the same and that is not reaching the goals of an american
Supreme court case and decision
arrests now account for over half of all drug arrests in the United States. Of the 8.2 million marijuana arrests between 2001 and 2010, 88% were for simply having marijuana.there was this case about a man and he was almost brought to jail for weed but then they let him go and the same thing happened to a black man and they took him to jail
The text of the Tenth Amendment is very short and says the following: “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.”
i don't think that it does protect peoples right because there i alot of people going to jail for smoking weed
the 10 amendment gives the states the power to create there own laws and it protects us from the government when they make a big decision

Supreme court case
back ground
if are states made weed legal then the federal government
should not hold people in court for it

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to consider a lawsuit from Nebraska and Oklahoma against Colorado's regulated sales of marijuana for recreational use.
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