Herman Cain Falsely States Federal Bankruptcy Laws Are Unconstitutional

Posted by | June 1, 2011 20:49 | Filed under: Top Stories

Herman Cain loves to spout his love for the Constitution. However, in an attempt to play to his right-wing base, he claims the federal government is constitutionally prohibited from helping foreclosure victims.

According to Article I of the Constitution, “[t]he Congress shall have power . . . [t]o establish a uniform rule of naturalization, and uniform laws on the subject of bankruptcies throughout the United States.” So the Constitution actually says the exact opposite of what Cain claims it says, because Congress power to make “uniform” bankruptcy laws prevents the states from creating their own rules for bankruptcy.

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