“Rasmussen poll: only 7 percent of public supports principle of Wickard v. Filburn”

by Walter Olson on July 16, 2012

“Rasmussen has a poll out today that shows that only 7 percent of Americans support Wickard v. Filburn, the 1942 Supreme Court case upholding the use of the Commerce Clause to regulate a farmer’s wheat growing for personal consumption.” [Ammon Simon, NRO "Bench Memos"] David M. Wagner: “Too bad nine of ‘em are on the Supreme Court.”

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1 John David Galt 07.16.12 at 10:17 am

I would hope that Clarence Thomas, at least, does not.

2 Andrew 07.17.12 at 1:40 pm

Wickard narrowly beat out the Younger abstention doctrine as the “hot button” topic at school dances, bar mitzvahs and football games.

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