The state of New Mexico is an inseparable part of the federal union, and the constitution of the United States is the supreme law of the land. This section reiterates the principle confirmed by the Civil War that the United States is an indissoluble union of states. It also emphasizes acceptance of the constitutional doctrine based in the U.S. Constitution’s supremacy clause, that state constitutions and laws must conform to the national Constitution and laws. All political power is vested in and derived from the people; all government of right originates with the...
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