88. Article I, § 8 of the United States Constitution limits the power of Congress to attach conditions to the receipt of federal funds. One such limitation is that Congress may not exercise its spending power in a manner that induces a state to violate the constitutional rights of its citizens.
89. The Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution provides that no state shall “deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws.” U.S. CONST. amend. XIV.
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