The Commerce Power:
The Congress shall have Power To...
To regulate Commerce with foreign Nations,
among the several
and with the Indian Tribes;
[Art. I, Section 8]
What's Within the Commerce
Power of Congress?
Congress can regulate the channels of interstate commerce.
Second, Congress has authority to regulate and protect the
instrumentalities of interstate commerce,
and persons or things in
Third, Congress has the power to
regulate activities that substantially affect interstate commerce."
(Gonzales v Raich 2005).