yeah, no.. the state doesn't have a case ... certainly not a constitutional case.
the act does not empower the President to seize private land... but it does empower him to reserve or accept such property.
additionally, SCOTUS has ruled on 3 cases involving the Act... it's been upheld in each case
for the SCOTUS nerds among us.. here are the cases in case you want to dig into them
United States v. California, 436 U.S. 32, 56 L. Ed. 2d 94, 98 S. Ct. 1662 (1978)
Cappaert v. United States, 426 U.S. 128, 141-42, 48 L. Ed. 2d 523, 96 S. Ct. 2062 (1976)
Cameron v. United States, 252 U.S. 450, 64 L. Ed. 659, 40 S. Ct. 410 (1920).
"You're the only person that decides how far you'll go and what you're capable of." - Ben Saunders (Explorer and Endurance Athlete)
If anyone has ever seen or visited the Organ Mountain Range, they'd realize it is very rugged and very difficult to pass over or through, I doubt very many illegals would attempt such a thing, temperatures during the day are sometimes 100 degrees, and night time temperatures drop into the upper 30's and low 40's. It's a very foreboding area.
Not much wildlife wanders through the Organs either, mostly 4 legged coyotes and javelinas, rattlesnakes, and tarantulas.
http://www.desertusa.com/desert-new-...mountains.htmlThe Organ Mountains, a small and rugged 9,000-foot high, 32 million-year-old range in south-central New Mexico just east of Las Cruces, have long drawn the adventurous into the rocky folds and crevices of their steep granitic and rhyolite slopes
Last edited by AJiveMan; 06-30-14 at 11:35 AM.