Shout Box
» JDog554 - 15-10-01 12:25 -- If anyone knoes his name and or address, could call for a welfare check.
» Momsurroundedbyboys - 15-10-01 12:14 -- I'm worried about Pablo. Sad
» Metazoa Zeke - 15-10-01 08:26 -- i only got one stunt double combo down
» Metazoa Zeke - 15-10-01 08:26 -- johnny cage combos are rough
» Lightvader - 15-09-30 17:41 -- later
» Lightvader - 15-09-30 17:39 -- my battery is 1%, so I'll go offline
» Lightvader - 15-09-30 17:39 -- thanks revs, for the explanation
» Revenant77x - 15-09-30 17:38 -- basically the Supreme court decided that the bans on Same Sex marriage was unconstitutional
» Lightvader - 15-09-30 17:38 -- Ah
» Lightvader - 15-09-30 17:38 -- or was the state prohibited from deciding that?
» Revenant77x - 15-09-30 17:38 -- however due to the 15th amendment you cannot have uneven rights
» Revenant77x - 15-09-30 17:37 -- marriage as defined by the constitution is a power of the States
» Revenant77x - 15-09-30 17:37 -- yeah'
» Lightvader - 15-09-30 17:36 -- but before the law was made, it was up to the state to decide if same sex marriage was ok?
» Lightvader - 15-09-30 17:36 -- Ah
» Revenant77x - 15-09-30 17:33 -- she was held in contempt of court for failing to follow a court order
» Revenant77x - 15-09-30 17:32 -- Kim Davis tried to argue that state requlations could overcome that, they can't
» Revenant77x - 15-09-30 17:32 -- The Law of the Land is that Same Sex couples cannot be denied marriage applications
» Lightvader - 15-09-30 17:32 -- yep
» Revenant77x - 15-09-30 17:32 -- ok remember how I said Federal trumnps state
» Lightvader - 15-09-30 17:31 -- oh, and the thing that woman was send to jail for not signing the marriage certificate of sl homosexual couples
» Revenant77x - 15-09-30 17:31 -- things that affect the country as a whole
» Lightvader - 15-09-30 17:29 -- And what kind of things concern the congress ?
» Revenant77x - 15-09-30 17:28 -- Cities and counties tend to be more about zoning laws (what can be built where) and other local concerns
» Revenant77x - 15-09-30 17:28 -- yes
» Revenant77x - 15-09-30 17:28 -- only becoming federal if it involves many states
» Lightvader - 15-09-30 17:28 -- And it goes down to the cities and counties the same way?
» Revenant77x - 15-09-30 17:27 -- like murder
» Revenant77x - 15-09-30 17:27 -- technically most criminal acts are on a state level
» Revenant77x - 15-09-30 17:27 -- yes
» Lightvader - 15-09-30 17:27 -- so as long as there is no national law about something, states can have their own laws regarding those?
» Revenant77x - 15-09-30 17:26 -- the constitution separates what is the states responsibility and that of congress
» Lightvader - 15-09-30 17:25 -- And the congress doesn't handle small things like school curriculum ?
» Revenant77x - 15-09-30 17:24 -- Federal (countrywide) trumps state which trums county which trumps city
» Lightvader - 15-09-30 17:24 -- Ah
» Revenant77x - 15-09-30 17:23 -- Congress trumps state
» Lightvader - 15-09-30 17:23 -- is that ok, or should the state then change is laws?
» Lightvader - 15-09-30 17:22 -- say the congress passes a law that x is illegal, but a state has a law that says to own more than I amount of x is illegal
» Revenant77x - 15-09-30 17:21 -- yes
» Lightvader - 15-09-30 17:21 -- huh. but when compared, national> state> county> city?
» Revenant77x - 15-09-30 17:20 -- and no County is the step inbetween City and State
» Revenant77x - 15-09-30 17:20 -- sometimes
» Lightvader - 15-09-30 17:17 -- And 2 cities in the same state can have conflicting laws?
» Lightvader - 15-09-30 17:16 -- county is state right?
» Revenant77x - 15-09-30 17:16 -- each level only works on their level
» Revenant77x - 15-09-30 17:16 -- ok think of it like this there are levels of government in America starting from the City level moving up to county then state then federal
» Lightvader - 15-09-30 17:15 -- of their state I mean