This doctrine of state rights was appealed to for the purpose of polluting the Territories with the institution of slavery.
It was supposed that the question of state rights was then forever settled.
Is the reproach meant against these, my friends from the South, who advocate Southern rights and state rights?
Rhode Island was looked up to as the champion of state rights.
This war is the legitimate result of this heresy of 'state rights.'
How often in times past have we heard the cry of state rights!
Massachusetts stands upon the state rights doctrines of Virginia and Kentucky, of 1798 and 1799.
Helper was himself a thorough-going believer in state rights.
It is that which constitutes the doctrine of state rights, on which it is my pleasure to stand.
This is anything but the corollary of a defender of state rights.