Friday, January 14, 2011

Mike Lee: Federal Child Labor Laws Are Unconstitutional (VIDEO)

Good for Mike Lee for telling the truth. The Supreme Court's 1918 decision was correct and the 1941 decision was wrong. On what grounds can we say otherwise? The Constituti­on did not change (regarding this question) between 1918 and 1941. Mr. Lee clearly describes child labor as a "barbaric practice." States can pass child-labo­r laws as their citizens demand, but Congress has no such power.

Child labor disappeare­d in the U.S because economic growth made it more valuable for kids to go to school than work, not because of laws.
Read the Article at HuffingtonPost

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