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10th Amendment question

Quick question - hope some of you can help me on this one... When 10th Amendment says:

"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."

Does "Constitution" under this term mean just "bill of rights" or does it include the entire constitution with all the amendments ?

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i would think

The entire constitution. Since the bill of rights isn't focussed on granting powers to the United States but rather places limits on them, and the tenth amendment specifically refers to delegated powers, it would make sense that it applies to the whole constitution.

Tom Woods would be a good source on this, www.tomwoods.com

"Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery? Forbid it, Almighty God! I know not what course others may take; but as for me, give me liberty or give me death!" - Patrick Henry

That's what I think too

But among some hostile comments I sometimes find "Paul would let states do whatever is outside of bill of rights" or "Under Paul women and minority voting that were passed as an amendment would be left up to states" and stuff like that.

Thanks - I'll check Tom Woods site and see if I can find it there.