But Section 23 of the DPC Act states that "the CAG is hereby authorised to make regulations for carrying into effect
the provisions of the Act in so far as they are related to the scope and extent of audit".
58, "This power over the purse may, in fact, be regarded as the most complete and effectual weapon with which any constitution can arm the immediate representatives of the people, for obtaining a redress of every grievance, and for carrying into effect
every just and salutary measure." Madison explained that the U.S.
a prescribed mode of action for carrying into effect
a legal right."
They separated "for the purpose of carrying into effect
the benevolent intentions of our constituents, by organizing a plan for eliciting, combining, and directing the energies of the whole denomination in one sacred effort, for the propagation of the Gospel." Concluded Leonard, "To be Southern Baptist was to practice stewardship the Southern Baptist way." (1) Still, it took years for that way to develop.
In his veto, the president stated that this would violate the First Amendment and "would be a precedent for giving to religious societies as such a legal agency in carrying into effect
a public and civic duty."
Madison went on to criticize the measure because "the bill vests in the said incorporated church an authority to provide for the support of the poor and the education of poor children of the same, an authority which, being altogether superfluous if the provision is to be the result of pious charity, would be a precedent for giving to religious societies as such a legal agency in carrying into effect
a public and civil duty."