Judge Andrew Napolitano: Dangers Are Coming To The Rule Of Law
By Judge Andrew P. Napolitano, FOX NEWS
Amid the bad news this summer of racial tensions in Charlottesville and biblical-like floods in Houston and preening saber rattling between Pyongyang and Washington, a dangerous below-the-radar trend has been developing about which all who believe that the Constitution means what it says should be concerned. It is the reckless influence upon local law enforcement coming from the Trump administration.
Here is the back story.
In constitutional parlance, police power is the right and obligation of each state to legislate for the health, safety, welfare and morality of people in the state. This is what state and local governments do. And it is what the Constitution was written to prevent the federal government from doing.