The 14th was set up to block exactly this kind of behavior -- where a state says the Federal laws don't apply.
Of course it was directed towards the Southern states to prevent State laws restricting the rights of blacks (and to prevent the laws of due process from reimbursing slave holders for the loss of their property).
There is no nonsense so errant that it cannot be made the creed of the vast majority by adequate governmental action. --
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