This is a conversation starter. Some of the Well Meaning Individuals of Freespeechland think states are the labs of democracy and should be free to try different things. Other Well Meaning Individuals point out that without the Federal government southern states may not have integrated as quickly during the civil rights movement. Where do you stand? If you are interested in the role of the federal government then snatch these up and have the conversation every time someone sees it. Who knows, you might learn something. If you figure out the best balance, then please let us know.
Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances.