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Monday, March 18, 2019

Following The Rules: Courts Can Require Agencies To Follow Congressional Rules

Following The Rules: Courts Can Require Agencies To Follow Congressional Rules

March 18, 2019
As children, we were all taught to follow the rules -- obey your parents, share your toys, be nice to others. The same is true for our laws. When we break them, there are consequences.


But what happens when government bureaucrats fail to abide by the laws set forth by Congress?

The Constitution establishes three branches of government -- the executive, the legislative, and the judicial. While the Founders envisioned that Congress would create the rules by which the people were to abide, today’s reality is that alphabet soup agencies -- FDA, USDA, EPA, USFWS -- adopt most of the rules that Americans are subject to. These laws have become so numerous and oppressive that one civil rights lawyer estimates that every American has committed at least three federal crimes by dinnertime every day.


Read the rest of the article at Sunshine State News... 

Kaycee Royer is an attorney at Pacific Legal Foundation, which litigates nationwide to achieve court victories enforcing the Constitution’s guarantee of individual liberty. Her article was originally published by Townhall.

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