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Old 01-27-2013, 01:12 PM   #26
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Default Re: "Put simply, we cannot allow the rights of a few to override the safety of all"

Originally Posted by MACH1 View Post
Yet people still do. Go figure.

Bottom line is it's not up to you to decide.
Oh please - people still do lots of things that have been declared illegal - just because they do it does not make it legal and does not mean that the government cannot seek to restrict the activity

It is not up to any of us as individuals (including you) to decide whether or not to regulate an activity - it is up to one part of the government through its elected representatives (it is so sad Romney lost but deal with it) to decide whether to seek to restrict an activity and for another branch of the government (the judiciary) to decide if that restriction unduly burdens the exercise of a constitutional right. An action can be bad public policy without being unconstitutional public policy - that is one reason elections matter.

Or is your position that the government cannot restrict any activity unless an individual agrees to that restriction?
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