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The Congress shall have power to lay and collect taxes on incomes, from whatever source derived, without apportionment among the several states, and without regard to any census or enumeration.
Number and growth of criminal lawsThere are conflicting opinions on the number of federal crimes, but many have argued that there has been explosive growth and it has become overwhelming. In 1982, the U.S. Justice Department could not come up with a number, but estimated 3,000 crimes in the United States Code. In 1998, the American Bar Association (ABA) said that it was likely much higher than 3,000, but didn't give a specific estimate. In 2008, the Heritage Foundation published a report that put the number at a minimum of 4,450. When staff for a task force of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee asked the Congressional Research Service (CRS) to update its 2008 calculation of criminal offenses in the U.S.C. in 2013, the CRS responded that they lack the manpower and resources to accomplish the task.
originally posted by: ~Lucidity
A lot of people think we have too many laws in the U.S. So my question is simple.
Which would be the first law you would undo if you could undo a law? And why?
I could go first and ruin it all, but a prize to the first person who says the one I'm thinking about.
originally posted by: WeRpeons
a reply to: ~Lucidity
I don't know about a law, but I would definitely want to repeal the 16th Amendment to the constitution which empowers congress to tax incomes.