calls the Congress to obey the Constitution, which means not passing laws that they have no right to pass because of Article 1 Section 8. The states are not bound by that. RP said that the states are quite within their right to pass anti-abortion laws. States have every right to pass labeling truth laws, too. The states are meant to be independent republics; the feds are meant to have very limited duties in making the union of the states work.