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the federal government, espe-
cially the judiciary, has allowed
—even encouraged—rowdy as-

businessmen in practically every |
area of free enterprise how to
run tneir altairs. lurthermore,
the Attorney General would be
vested witn vast and potentially

saults on private property by
mobs from the streets, |

Racial agitators ,have been)
given the go-ahead by recent
court rulings, meres sare government

| abusive power in tne enforce-
ment of the statute.

This would take the federal
into areas which

and state and eventually could lead to a police

city law en- state and ultimately destroy

forcement offi- everyone's liberties, —
‘Individual berties, which

cers haye had
their hands =
tied. Hence, :
these trouble- |
makers have
gone unpun-
ished for their
private property.
- Supposedly, they are demon-
strating against what they al-
lege to be unjust treatment. In
other instances, when people
have protested what they |
thought to be unjust, federal
‘troops armed with bayonets have
been called out.
_ There are lawful and order!
‘avenues open for redress of ¢ : ' b
grievances of those who claim ‘domain of State legislation eat
to have had their civil rights It does not authorize Congress
Violated. There are plenty of | to create a code of municipal
‘protective Jaws now on the | law for the regulation of private
hooks, and no new ones are | Tights.” i
needed. However, the pressure) Such a public accommodations
is on—not just for so-called | law “steps into the domain of
equality, but for equality-plus, | local jurisprudence and lays
It seems to me that what we down rules for the conduct of
a revolution, with the | individuals in society towards
government on the side of the | each other,” the Court held, “It
yevolutionaries, which I believe 18 repugnant to the Tenth
is unprecedented in the annals Amendinent of the Constitu-
of history. tion,” it added, b
aire hae! (ae It has been a long time since
NOW AN ATTEMPT is being | the Supreme Court held some-’
ite its unconstitution- thing to be against the Tenth
ing to “the law of | Amendment, whichgprovides,
the books since states rights. If
/ ‘this Amend

reba s
of the Adminis-_
rights package, fen

would try to tell privute

huot prepirafae peitedoat garertincint rep nae |

| every citizen of tnis country 1s
| guaranteed by the Constitution,
:) would be sacrificed in the name
of equality. lt would mean the
end of our free society.
* * 3

1883 made itself clear on the
right of tne Congress to legis-
late against the rignts of pri-
vate business, and its ruling 1s
still in foree. Referring to the
Fourteenth Amendment, the
Court said:

“It does not invest Congress
y| With power to legislate upon
f¢ subjects which are within the

invasions of |

‘have is


iC atoria
“Never in the hi ory of fr

men and free women has a
blueprint for a federal dictator-
ship more cunningly been con-

Thus declared U. S. Sen.
Herman E, Talmadge inarecent
television-radio report to the
people of Georgia in which he
discussed President Kennedy’s
proposed civil rights legisla-
tion. Said the Senator:

“Congressman Adam Clayton
Powell of New York contends
that he rewrote more than half
of the President's civil rights
message. Certainly certain
provisions in this message to
the Congress and in the act that
is now pending before Congress
indicates that someone as ex-
treme as Congressman Powell

idid write the message.

“I favor the full enjoyment
of every American citizen of
all rights guaranteed him by the
Constitution of the United
States. 1 know of no citizen who
contends @¢ leprivation of rights
that has arate the very fav-
orable courts of our country and

ati Mis rights granted

n recent years there
has developed a tendency or
philosophy of some of the more
extreme groups in our country
that all other citizens ought to
be denied their rights for the
particular and special benefits
of a certain privileged group.’’

Sen, Talmadge then read Title
VI, Section 601 of the pending
Civil Rights Bill, It states:

“Notwithstanding any pro-
vision to the contrary in any
law of the United States provid-
ing or authorizing direct or in-
direct financial assistance for
or in connection with any pro-=
gram or activity by way of
grant, contract, loan, insuran-
ce, guaranty or otherwise. No
such law shall be interpreted

benefiting f
activity are
gainst on the ¢
color, religion 6
gin or are denied |

or benefits therein on the ground

extreme, and I shall discuss
them in the future,’’

tional origin.’’

“*Nothing in the history of our
country that extreme has ever
been proposed,’’ declared the
Georgia junior Senator. ‘The
Constitution of the United Stat-
es vests the power to levy
taxes in the Congress. The
Constitution of the United Stat-
es vests the power to expend
federal funds in the Congress.

“Yet that provision of the
law, if adopted by the Congress
and signed by the President,
would enable some little bur-
eaucrat in some federal agency
that has never.been elected to
any political office, and never
could be, the right to withhold
a grant from any state, the
right to cazcel a contract on
any bank or savings and loan
association, the right to cancel
a contract or loan on any house
or any other program, the right
to cancel any insurance policies
that was relating to the federal
government, any guaranty or
otherwise, that any individual
may complain that he had been
discriminated against.

"It would be so broad that if
some citizen of California
thought he had been discrimi-
nated against in welfare bene-
fits, some bureaucrat could
deny to the State of California
all their welfare beneifts. It
would enable them, by thesame
token, to withhold highway funds
to Arizona or any other state
if some individual complained
that he did not receive a job of
cutting weeds on the highways of
the State of Arizona.

“It would enable the bureau-
crat, if he saw fit, to withhold
funds from any state because
they voted wrol

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