Just as the Earth contains underground fault lines that slip, slide, and sink, causing earthquakes, so does the basis of our Constitution contain fractures that can demolish our government.
When the Constitution Works
What’s a constitution for, anyway? What good does one do? What use is it?
States vs. the Federal Government: Is Supremacy a New Fault Line?
In response to recent events, we want to explore a different clause in the Constitution—the Supremacy Clause—and raise the question: is this aspect of our government another fault line? Or is it actually solid bedrock that should remain unchanged?