04 April 2011

Yeah, that whole wine-shipping legislation? Some Feds have other ideas.........

Yeah.  Read it yourself (Adobe PDF document).  Introduced last month by Utah Republican Rep. Jason Chaffetz.

The gist: Because alcohol is "different," the Commerce Clause of Article 1, Section 8 of the U.S. Constitution doesn't apply; therefore, states can apply whatever restrictions they want regarding interstate alcohol commerce.

More from an op-ed contributor to the New York Times.

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