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Originally posted by Ghrwilson
Sorry but Im just chiming in and dont have a whole lot of time to read all the post and look this up. BUT is this something that HAS passed or is it something we can vote on in the near future? Some one??? Anyone??? Please
The Congress shall have Power To lay and collect Taxes, Duties, Imposts and Excises, to pay the Debts and provide for the common Defence and general Welfare of the United States; but all Duties, Imposts and Excises shall be uniform throughout the United States;
To borrow money on the credit of the United States;
To regulate Commerce with foreign Nations, and among the several States, and with the Indian Tribes;
Originally posted by Keyhole
I'm a little confused here, ...
Wasn't the US Federal Government supposedly only given the power to regulate/ police, or whatever, the commerce between states to insure the safety of a product?
The way I read this, they can only regulate commerce, which SHOULD include agriculture "among" the states, not "within" the states.
‘(ii) In carrying out clause (i), the Secretary may prohibit or restrict the movement within a State or portion of a State of any article of food or means of conveyance of such article of food, if the Secretary determines that the prohibition or restriction is a necessary protection from an imminent threat of serious adverse health consequences or death to humans or animals.