Written by attorney Rixon Charles Rafter III

The U.S. Constitution- Article the Twelfth (Amendment X)

In today's highly charged political rancor, many refer to the Constitution as the grounding for their political belief and their position as regards specific laws and institutions. What follows are the actual words our Founding Fathers used in creating and negotiating the original Constitution, and the subsequent Bill of Rights:

Article the twelfth [Amendment X]

The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people.

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