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The Ninth and Tenth Amendment and what it means to Americans

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Ninth Amendment - "The enumeration in the Constitution, of certain rights, shall not be construed to deny or disparage others retained by the people." This amendment is essentially the protection of our rights that may not have been specifically listed in the constitution. Tenth Amendment - "The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people." This amendment deals with the powers of both the states and the people and emphasizes the power of the federal government are limited to those granted to it in the constitution. Tonight we explore these amendments that many claim have been forgotten.