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What’s He Smoking? Chuck Schumer Embraces The Tenth Amendment

Early on Friday Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) took to Twitter to declare his support for the 10th Amendment… When it comes to marijuana.

The Tweet coming today probably isn’t much of a surprise. April 20th is known as “National Weed Day” in popular culture. This seems to be Chuck Schumer’s way of “looking hip” to younger constituents.

But, regardless of opinions on marijuana, for conservatives who believe in the constitution this Tweet may look surprising reasonable. But I wonder if Schumer would have the same opinion when it comes to gun rights, or abortion, or school choice? Definitely not.

This may be the only time that Schumer has used the Tenth Amendment as an argument for an issue. But the fact of the matter is, he doesn’t have an actual record of supporting state’s rights. If you were to attempt to reason with him about expanding gun rights or restricting abortion at the state level, it is a virtual guarantee that he would not agree with a Tenth Amendment argument.

And using states rights wasn’t even his main argument, as seen in a video he posted.

But maybe i’m wrong, and maybe Schumer has taken a strong embrace of the Tenth Amendment. If so, please get out of our way when it comes to passing pro-life, pro-gun, and pro-school choice legislation…



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