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The idea that says a state can cancel a federal law is the idea of nullification.The idea of nullification essentially says that individual states can cancel certain laws passed by the federal government if that state views the law as unconstitutional. Needless to say, this was an unsuccessful attempt by the states to disobey Federal Laws imposed by the government.

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Nullification is how the states ignore the fed when it exceeds its authority since what good does it do the state to take the fed to court in a federal court.
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Nullification - the process of the state government ignoring the federal government when the federal government exceeds their authority. California did this with medical marijuana and illegally did it with becoming a sanctuary illegal aliens. It was legal with medical marijuana but not with illegal aliens since the illegal aliens clearly fell under federal law. This process has been invoked many times going all the way back to the Thomas Jefferson.

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