Already the fear-mongering and unfounded claims of slavery support have been thrown at Rep. Susan Lynn for her recent statements regarding nullification.
Read the following post for all the details, but here is a taste:
Rep. Mike Turner, chairman of the House Democrats’ political caucus, said Tuesday Lynn’s comments harkened back to Civil War-era arguments. In the Nullification Crisis of the 1830s, South Carolina passed a law nullifying federal tariffs, but the state backed down after President Andrew Jackson sent Navy warships to the Charleston harbor.
“Susan Lynn is yearning for times gone by,” Turner said. “Maybe we could put the poor people back to sharecropping and slavery and let the people up at the big house have all the nice things. We’ve already had that fight about states’ rights.
“I’m probably against everything that Susan Lynn’s for. I know people in her district without health care insurance. I know people in her district without jobs. These people are suffering. I’m just not sure she lives in the same world as everybody else.”
Lynn responded, “I can’t even imagine that’s a serious comment.”
This is why we we must work to combat ignorance by those who seek to do away with the constitution and violate our freedom. Nullification is right, and it is constitutional. Let’s prove it without be discouraged by foolish attacks like those made by Rep. Turner.