The Boortz Report: Constitutional rights and the 17th Amendment

Passage of the 17th Amendment of the Constitution is the most damaging one ever implemented. What is it? The change that allowed state senators to be elected by the population instead of appointed by the state governor.

Why is this such a bad thing? Neal breaks down what happened to the power and protections of individual states against abuses by the federal government once senators became elected instead of appointed.

Here’s to hoping for an eventual repeal!