A Quick Overview of ‘General Welfare’ in the Constitution

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The phrase “general welfare” is often utilized by politicians on both sides of the aisle (though most commonly by liberals) to promote a justification for actions that run contrary to the Constitution. It has been butchered in recent years to mean something that it was never intended to mean.

Here’s a brief explanation from the folks over at Tenth Amendment Center that should shed some light on what general welfare was intended to be and how it should be handled today.

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