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It’s quite clear that the Tenth Amendment was written to emphasize the limited nature of the powers delegated to the federal government. In delegating just specific powers to the federal government, the states and the people, with some small exceptions, were free to continue exercising their sovereign powers.
When states and local communities take the lead on policy, the people are that much closer to the policymakers, and policymakers are that much more accountable to the people. Few Americans have spoken with their president; many have spoken with their mayor.
This article is a good synopsis of the Tenth Amendment and why it was included in the Bill of Rights.
Although not specifically about abortion, this is a good article about nullifying Supreme Court decisions and summaries of the concept and justification for nullification.
Links refuting common myths and misconceptions about nullification.
Is Nullification Racist? | Tenth Amendment Center
However, if we look at nullification’s history we find that it becomes incredibly difficult to make the claim that nullification is racist in principle.