The United States Constitution is the supreme law of the land, and all state constitutions are subordinate to it. That doesnt mean, however, that
there are no inconsistencies between the state and the national constitutions.
In this discussion, you will examine some differences between the Texas and the United States Constitutions.
Click the assignment title above to go to the discussion board. Create one thread answering the questions in the prompt below. Then, create two
threads in response to two other classmates using the questions provided to guide your responses. It is advisable that you copy, paste, and save all
of your work in Microsoft Word. However, do not post an attachment in the discussion forums.
Be sure to address all parts of the questions asked.
Be comprehensive but succinct (150-200 words is typically satisfactory for a thread, 100-150 words for a response).
Use professional language, correct grammar, and proper spelling. Write at a college level.
Cite references to the textbook and any other materials you use to support your answer using MLA, APA, or Chicago style in your citations.
Cite in your initial post and in both responses. Do not plagiarize. Note that Wikipedia is not an acceptable source in any college writing.
Most importantly, be respectful. Any racism, sexism, homophobia, bigotry, or disrespect of any kind will result in a zero for the assignment.
If you are unsure whether what youre posting is disrespectful, do not post it.
Answer the following questions in your initial thread:
Compare the First Amendment to the US Constitution and the Freedom of Worship section (Section 6)
of the Texas
Constitution. How are they similar? How are they different?
The US Constitution, in Article 6, prohibits any religious test from being required to serve in any public office.
The Texas Constitution requires that public servants acknowledge the existence of a Supreme Being.
When a state constitution
is inconsistent with the US Constitution, what happens?
Should states be permitted to have policies inconsistent with the US Constitution? Why or why not?
THE BOOK IS – AMERICAN PUBLIC POLICY: AN INTRODUCTION, ELEVENTH EDITION CENGAGE LEARNING