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Mississippi finally ratifies 13th Amendment

http://news.yahoo.com/thanks-lincoln-mississippi-finally-def...

Better late than never I guess. Took an immigrant to notice.



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While it goes without saying

While it goes without saying that the institution of slavery was abhorrent don't get too excited about the 13th amendment. It marked the beginning of the shift from the Constitution as a limitation on Federal power into the Constitution being used to expand Federal power and limit state power.