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Old 11-30-2012, 09:42 AM   #68
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Default Re: Should the US federal government step in and regulate boxing?

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Originally Posted by SweetHome_Bama View Post
Nice story, but the court who made that ruling was not the Court that decided Lopez and not the court of today.

If you knew Constitutional law, you would understand that the validity of any law rests on the court.

I have a hard time seeing

Roberts, Alito, Scalia, Kennedy, and Thomas siding with your argument of the commerce clause and why boxing would be allowed to regulated by the Fed, away from the states.


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I see why the promotors would want it, less payouts to negotiate to bogus government cronies.
The court of today would basically be obligated, due to the doctrine of stare decisis, to uphold the regulation. If you knew anything about the law (which you obviously don't) you'd understand this. If Congress attempted to regulate boxing under the Commerce Clause, it would not be trying to expand its Commerce Clause power. It's settled law, based on very longstanding precedent, that activities that have a substantial effect on interstate commerce are subject to Congress's Commerce Clause power.
You may not like that, and it's obvious that you don't understand how it works, but this is simply fact. And you're simply wrong.
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