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The General Welfare Clause and the Public Trust: An Essay in Original Understanding
University of Kansas Law Review (2004)
  • Robert G. Natelson, Independence Institute
Abstract
This article explains the original meaning/understanding of the Constitution's General Welfare Clause, including the scope of the taxing and spending power granted to Congress
Keywords
  • constitution,
  • constitutional law,
  • general welfare,
  • general welfare clause,
  • original intent,
  • original meaning,
  • original understanding,
  • Taxation Clause,
  • Spending Clause,
  • Taxing and Spending Clause
Publication Date
2004
Citation Information
Robert G. Natelson. "The General Welfare Clause and the Public Trust: An Essay in Original Understanding" University of Kansas Law Review Vol. 52 (2004)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/robert_natelson/15/