Tuesday, June 26, 2012
Ha Ha -- Florida Can't Have Its Own Foreign Policy!
You know that red-meat "law" that Rick Scott (pictured above) signed, barring companies from bidding on state or local contracts if they have ties to Cuba?
Well you may have heard that Judge Moore found it only violated a slew of major constitutional provisions: the Supremacy Clause, the Foreign Affairs Power, the Foreign Commerce Clause, plus it is inoperative on its own terms.
On the other hand, Judge Moore found that the law did not in fact violate the prohibition against quartering troops in private homes!
So sort of a split decision.
Nice win for Raoul Cantero and James Moye out of Maitland.
You can read the preliminary injunction order here.
Now let's get back to other important election year legislation, like banning Sharia law (a personal favorite).