Originally Posted by rajbcpa
Does the Commerce clause say the federal government cannot regulate inter-state commerce - say a transaction between two citizens of NY or two citizens of California or two citizens of Florida?...
What the Commerce Clause says, exactly is (Article I, Section 8, Clause 3):
The Congress shall have Power ...
To regulate Commerce with foreign Nations, and among the several States, and with the Indian Tribes;...
And what that means in application to varying situations has been, is, and will be decided, as the question comes up, by the federal courts.