Federalism

Federalism

Federalism and the U.S. Constitution often cause inconsistent laws to exist in the United States. This can lead to confusion and accusations by some political observers that we need a more consistent method. Do you think we should have a uniform approach to laws? Or is it important to have differences, which reflect the right of states to legislate certain matters within their borders? Choose an issue in the news today that is a source of conflict between federal and state governments and use it to answer the two questions stated above. (Refer to the last few slides of the Chpt 3 ppt for ideas of conflicting issues)