|the "State's Rights" gambit...|
- Friday, October 13 2017, 1:18:42 (UTC)|
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..it's a joke, of course. The same racists who claim their attack on the rest of the nation was all about their rights, as sovereign states, to determine things like whether it was legal to own human beings and do as you wish with them, were quick to force through the "Fugitive Slave Act" which forced non-slave states to return escaped slaves to their owners.
So, what happened to the rights of those states which did not respect slavery and decreed that any runaway slave to make it to their territory was no longer owned by anyone...how come THEIR "state's rights" were trampled upon?
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