Federal/State on abortion,immigration and marijuana.

Federal/State on abortion,immigration and marijuana.

Part of the American system of checks and balances includes a balance of power between the states and the federal government. Answer these: – Using the articles on immigration, abortion, and marijuana as examples, consider how states create their own laws and practices alongside federal laws. – Today there are few who would dispute that the scales have tipped in favor of the federal government over the individual states. Is this just a consequence of a more modern world, or is this a threat to the ideals upon which the country was founded? -How much leeway should states have in interpreting and implementing federal law? The response should specifically reference the posted articles on immigration, abortion, and marijuana, as well as specific and relevant information on federalism from the text. Articles: https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/national/sanctuary-cities/ http://www.newsweek.com/texas-abortion-texas-abortion-law-abortion-rights-549475 http://www.newsweek.com/conflict-between-federal-and-state-marijuana-laws-claims-victim-345099