2 thoughts on “The Commerce Clause

  1. Alan K. Henderson

    The Ninth Amendment applies to two specific economic liberties.

    Since the Declaration of Independence is our legal founding document, and the list of grievances against the Crown represents the reasons for our secession, then those grievances constitute rights retained by the people. One of those grievances is that the King “[cut] off our Trade with all parts of the world.” We have the right to engage in private commerce, and whatever we have the right to sell domestically we have the right to sell abroad.

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