There oughta be a law, I tell ya

Not really.

That phrase is one of the most destructive phrases that has settled into the American mindset.

What good is it having laws if no one can keep up with all of them?

Consider this statement by James Madison:
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Memorable Quotes – Jefferson on Small Government

The true theory of our Constitution is surely the wisest and best, that the states are independent as to everything within themselves, and united as to everything respecting foreign nations. Let the general government be reduced to foreign concerns only, and let our affairs be disentangled from those of all other nations except as to commerce, which the merchants will manage the better, the more they are left free to manage for themselves, and our general government may be reduced to a very simple organization and a very inexpensive one; a few plain duties to be performed by a few servants.

Thomas Jefferson